Genetic resources collections

Lettuce collections are maintained by genebanks, research institutes and non-governmental organizations (NGO's).

The following overview, of collections with more than 50 accessions, provides information on their website, on-line ordering facility, contact information of the curator, availability of characterization and evaluation (C&E) data and distribution conditions. You can download this overview in Excel format at the end of this page.

Collection overview

Bulgaria - IPGR

China - CAAS

Czech Republic - Genebank RICP

France - GEVES

Unité Expérimentale d'Angers, Groupe d'Étude et de contrôle des Variétés et des Semences, France

Germany - Genebank IPK

Genebank, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Germany

Hungary - NODIK

Japan - Genebank NARO

NARO Genebank, Japan

Poland - INHORT

Portugal - Vegetable genebank

Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal, Portugal

Romania - Suceava genebank

Suceava Genebank, Romania

Russian Federation - VIR

Slovenia - KIS

Spain - Genebank Valencia

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos, Banco de Germoplasma, Spain

Spain - Horticultural genebank

Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria, Banco de Germoplasma de Hortícolas, Spain

Taiwan - AVRDC

AVRDC, Taiwan

The Netherlands - CGN

Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN)

Turkey - Genebank AARI

Ukraine - Genebank UAAS

Institute of Vegetables and Melons, Ukrainian Academy of Agrarian Sciences

United Kingdom - WGRU

Warwick HRI Genetic Resources Unit, United Kingdom

United States - USDA

Western Regional Plant Introduction Station, USDA-ARS, Washington State University, USA