Aims and Activities
1- Characterization of accessions by cytogenetic and molecular techniques.
2- Advice on genomics, systematics and evolutionary relationships on the genus Crocus , based on the previous experience of this group with Crocus spp chromosomal and molecular analysis.
3- Providing of seed and samples of Crocus spp from private collections (The Crocus Group).
4- Guidance and supervision of the taxonomy, culture conditions and primary characterization of the accessions by Crocus experts.
5- Establishment of a network of collaboration between Crocus growers and the bank of germplasm.