Chair Name: Jef Vercammen (Research Center for Fruit npo (pcfruit npo)), Fruittuinweg 1, 3800 Sint-Truiden, Belgium, Tel.: +32 (0)1169 7081, Fax: +32 (0)11 691 518, Mobile: +32 (0)478 253 797)
Secretary Name: Guerra Walter (Land- und forstwirtschaftliches Versuchszentrum Laimburg, Laimburg 6, 39040 Post Auer (BZ), Italy, Tel.: +39 0471 969 678, Fax: +39 0471 969 599),
Focus of Working:
Aim: Serious and competent testing of new varieties and rootstocks of apples and pears with a proven unified descriptor list in a wide range of climate , based on a fair balanced experimental contract.
Main goals: Exchange of information and experience about new apple and pear varieties and rootstocks.
First work: Development of a proven descriptor list for apple and pear varieties.
Recent work: Standarized experimental contract for variety testing purposes.
Meeting: Randwijk (Netherlands) – March 2017
Meeting: Vilnius (Lithuania) – March 20th and 21st 2015
Documents: Documents and presentations of the meeting are only for personal use (because of confidentiality).
Meeting: Lerida (Spain) – February 19th – 21st 2013
Outputs: Standard Testing Agreement English – French and English – German (English version remains only legal version)
Other relevant WG documents
Agreement: English - Francais
Agreement: English - Deutsch