Subcommittee on Nomenclature and Registration

Photo by L. Vietto Photo by J. Kuzovkina  

The International Poplar Commission (IPC) is appointed as the International Cultivar Registration Authority (ICRA) for the genus Populus and as the International Cultivar Registration Authority (ICRA) for the genus Salix by the Commission for Nomenclature and Cultivar Registration of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).

The Subcommittee on Nomenclature and Registration acts as the ICRA for both genera on behalf of IPC.

Officers of the Subcommittee are:

Julia Kuzovkina (USA), Chair
University of Connecticut
Storrs-Mansfield, CT 06269
United States of America
Tel: (1-860) 4863438 
E-mail: jkuzovkina@uconn.edu

Stefano Bisoffi (Italy), Vice-Chair      
CREA, Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l’analisi dell’economia agraria
Via Po 14
00198 ROMA (RM)
Italy
E-mail: mailto:direzionetecnica@crea.gov.it

Lorenzo Vietto (Italy), Technical Secretary
CREA, Unità di Ricerca per le Produzioni Legnose Fuori Foresta (PLF)
Strada Frassineto 35
15033 Casale Monferrato (AL)
Italy
Tel: (39-0142) 330916
E-mail: lorenzo.vietto@crea.gov.it

 
 

Tasks of the Subcommittee

  • To publish the International Register of Populus Cultivars and the International Register of Salix Cultivars.
  • To publish Checklists of all known epithets and commercial synonyms for cultivars of Populus L. and Salix L.
  • To accept registration the new cultivars must be appropriately named following the rules of the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (ICNCP).
  • To update, amend and reissue the Registers periodically.
  • To publicize the registration procedure for Populus and Salix cultivars to the widest appropriate audience.
  • To cooperate with statutory plant registration authorities regarding the cultivar epithets for Populus L. and Salix L.

The importance of registering cultivar names with ICRA 

How to name a new cultivar 

Registration of Poplar cultivars

Registration of Willow Cultivars

Publications of the Subcommittee

 

 

 

last updated:  Monday, August 22, 2016