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List of Animal and Plant Genetic Resources Projects Funded in 2014

Where the project coordinator has provided an executive summary for their project it can be downloaded by clicking on the project title below


Animal Projects

A study of the characterisation of the Connemara pony population and the effects of inbreeding on structure and performance


Preliminary examination of Native Irish Honeybees (Apis mellifera mellifera) using Mitochondrial DNA analysis for the establishment of conservation areas for the protection of the species (doc 28Kb) 

Native Irish Honey Bee Society

Semen Collection from Irish Moiled Bulls (doc 22Kb) 

Irish Moiled Cattle Society

Identification and preservation of genetic diversity in stallion lines in the Kerry Bog Pony Studbook (doc 23Kb) 

Kerry Bog Pony Society

Genome wide characterisation of rare native Irish cattle breeds (doc 27Kb) 

Weatherbys DNA Laboratory


Plant Projects

Research and data information collation to assist compilation of the Country report on the State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture (doc 22Kb) 

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Production of a National Genetic Conservation Strategy for Plants: Crop Wild Relatives and Landraces (doc 25Kb) 

Dr Tom Curtis