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5th Framework Programme EU
Project title: Potato Late Blight Network for Europe
Contract No QLK5-CT-2002-00971
Project duration: 1st February 2003 – 31st January 2006
Main coordinator: Dr. Alison Lees
Scottish Crop Research Institute (SCRI), Invergowrie, Scotland, United Kingdom
Polish partner: professor Ewa Zimnoch-Guzowska
Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute, Research Division Młochów, Department of Potato Genetics and Parental Lines
The project is of the nature of a Concerted Action and is to coordinate and support the research and technology development on Late Blight already conducted and financed at a national level. 
It will expand the associated research efforts of the partners so as to reach a critical mass and will enable the pooling of data to facilitate common harmonised standards, procedures and methodologies. The 24 partners are exchanging existing data on host resistance to Late Blight and variation in pathogen populations of Phytophthora infestans. For this, standardized methods has been developed, and adopted by the project. Special emphasis has been put on the dissemination of methods, information and results and informing end users. 
Professor Ewa Zimnoch-Guzowska is the Regional Manager for Central Europe.
Link: http://www. eucablight.org/
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