Subcommittee on Nomenclature and Registration

Populus nigra
(Photo: G. Montagna, P. Lassini)

Populus alba
(Photo: G. Montagna, P. Lassini)

 

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

 
 Report from 47th Session of Executive Committee 
 

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 for registration new cultivars appropriately named following the rules of the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (ICNCP).
  • To produce a Registration form.
  • 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.

Registration of Poplar and Willows clones

IPC is the only international authority that has been appointed by the International Society for Horticultural Sciences for the registration of the names of cultivars and clones of poplars (1958) and willows (2013). The Subcommittee acts as a registrar on behalf of IPC.

To appoint a registrar to the Subcommittee on Nomenclature and Registration of IPC, please send enquiries and applications to:

Prof. Julia KUZOVKINA
copied to:
Dr. Lorenzo VIETTO

 
 Rules for nomenclature
 
 

 

 

last updated:  Tuesday, July 26, 2016