Home > News > Plants
Representatives from NordGen are currently in India participating in the Governing Body session of the International Plant Treaty. Important but complex issues are at the agenda.
During the summer, the exhibition is on display on several locations in the Nordic
The midnight sun was shining on the partly snow-covered mountains as ten Nordic ministers gathered in Tromsø today to discuss climate, resilience and preparedness.
On 7-9 June, the European network ECPGR will meet at NordGen, one of its partners, to discuss the implementation of the strategy.
The Backup of the Nordic potato collection was recently inaugurated by the Finnish Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.
Wild relatives to potato, wheat and timothy are some examples among the 19 new prioritized species.
NordGens potato collection consists of 95 Nordic varieties. The safety duplicate is relocated to the company SPK in Finland.
Not many know that crop wild relatives can be important for the development of future agricultural crops. This was one of many topics discussed during a workshop in Oslo recently.
Results from NordGen's research project Arctic Pea is now published. The study shows that it is possible to cultivate peas as far north as in Norwegian Tromsø.
The importance of creating a European network for in situ conservation of plant genetic resources was discussed during the conference "Ensuring Diversity for Food and Agriculture".