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2021.03.29 / Forest
Four speakers talked about their experiences with somatic embryogenesis and cuttings propagation in forest plant production when NordGen Forests theme day was arranged recently.
2021.03.11 / 3MC, Farm Animals
Not to give up. That is NordGen Section Leader Mervi Honkatukia's motto in the research and conservation of indigenous cattle breeds.
In a new project called NordFrost, which NordGen is coordinating, stakeholders will develop a regional action plan for Nordic cryopreservation programmes.
In the first 2021 opening of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, NordGen deposited seeds from five different genebanks.
History researcher Hilja Solala is part of a research team consisting of experts working together to gather and disseminate knowledge about the common origins Nordic mountain cattle breeds.
3 May 2021
NordGen arranges an online seminar within the project "Access and Rights to Genetic Resources – a Nordic Approach (II)”.
11 May 2021
The PPP Steering Committee is having its first meeting for 2021, arranged online.
31-4 May 2021
NordGen staff travels to Svalbard to deposit seeds from the worlds' genebanks in Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
7 June 2021 kl 13.00 - 16.00
15 June 2021
The Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen) is the joint genebank and knowledge center for genetic resources in the Nordic countries. Our mission is to conserve and promote the sustainable use of genetic diversity among animals, forests and plants that are important...
The importance of conservation of forest genetic resources is widely recognized and efforts are needed on national, Nordic, European and global levels. The Nordic countries cooperate on exchanging information for the conservation of forest genetic resources through NordGen Forest, under...
The current book is a celebration of 40 years of Nordic collaboration on plant genetic resources. International perspectives are highlighted and the first chapter is written with input from Axel Diederichsen from Plant Gene Resources of Canada and Igor G. Loskutov from the...
The Faroese horse (Føroysk Ross) is an integral part of agricultural history on the Faroe Islands. There is no unambiguous evidence of the origins of the Faroese Horse. It is believed, though, that the Faroese horse was brought to the islands by...
The Nordic Gene bank established the 100 year seed storage experiment in Coal mine no. 3 outside Longyearbyen in 1986. Security duplicate samples of the Nordic seed collection had been deposited in permafrost in the coal mine since 1984. The...
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