Triticum taxonomy

Laura Morrison alura at PEAK.ORG
Sun Dec 10 18:06:46 CST 2000

An English translation of the taxonomic monograph of Triticum published
in 1979 by the N. I. Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry (VIR), St.
Petersburg, Russia (cited as Dorofeev et al.) is currently underway.  An
announcement describing this project has been published in the Wheat
Information Service (vol. 90:52-53) and can also be found on GrainGenes
at -- click on "Dorofeev et
al. Translation Project".

A Project Fund was started by a $5000 donation by CIMMYT and is
currently in need of matching funds.  For persons or research entities
interested in contributing, please note the following:

1. Non-EEC citizens: donations in USA Dollars, Deutschmarks, or
Eurodollars by cheque made payable to  GFK-Gatersleben, Germany

2. EEC citizens: donations in Eurodollars or Deutschmarks by Eurocheque
payable to  GFK-Gatersleben, Germany

3. German citizens: donations in Deutschmarks by Eurocheque payable to
GFK-Gatersleben, Germany, or via bank transfer as outlined below.

Donations should be addressed to:

Dorofeev Translation Project Fund
Gemeinschaft zur Förderung der Kulturpflanzenforschung e.V. (GFK)
Society for the Support of Research on Cultivated Plants - Gatersleben
Herrn B. Eise
Corrensstr. 3
D-06466 Gatersleben, Germany

For electronic transfer within the German banking system (international
transfers are prohibitively expensive), the following instructions
should be used:

Bank name: Kreissparkasse Aschersleben-Stassfurt
Geschäftsstelle Gatersleben

Address of bank:
Lange Str. 45
D-06466 Gatersleben

Bank code:              810 500 00
Account number:         306 200 0766
Account holder:         GFK Gatersleben, Germany, Mr. B. Eise
Reason for transfer:    "Dorofeev Translation Project Fund"

For further information, contact Dr. Laura Morrison (alura at or
Dr. Helmut Knüpffer (knupffer at

Dr. Laura A. Morrison
Department of Crop & Soil Science
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-3002
tel:    1-541-737-5421
fax:    1-541-737-3407
email:  alura at
        laura.morrison at
Dr. Helmut Knüpffer
Genebank, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
Corrensstr. 3
D-06466 Gatersleben, Germany
phone: +49-39482-5283
fax: +49-39482-5155
knupffer at

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