Category: Plants

The beans of the bearhunter has made it back home to Sweden

  The Swedish immigrants didn’t only carry with them the hope of a better life when they set sail to America. They also packed down seeds from their former home country. Today, NordGen propagates the brown beans of Hartley Jepson...

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Denmark launches strategy for diversity in agriculture

“Strategy for Plants Genetic Resources in Agriculture 2017-2020” sets the course for the task of preserving, developing and informing about the importance of the plant genetic resources in agriculture and its importance for our future food and forage supply, according...

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Cereal collection management

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In situ / CWR seminar

Tuesday the 26th of May Morning:Start-up meeting for the Nordic project Ecosystem services: Genetic resources and crop wild relatives(this part of the meeting is open to everybody but is mainly aimed at the project group. The aim is to discuss...

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Barley Genetic Stocks database

Link to the BGS database The demand for an International Database for Barley Genes and Barley Genetic Stocks began already in the 1980s. Compiling data started in 1971 in Barley Genetics Newsletters first issue, but took an intensely new turn...

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Nordic user genebank

Updated  Program Summary – Workshop on a User Gene Bank in the Nordic area  Presentations from the workshop: Domestication, workshop May 2016 MEB-Nordic User Gene Bank 25-05-2016 DK Anne-Charlott NGB 25 maj-Sweden 2016-05-25_Bruksgenbank_AH Borgen Usergenebank maj 2016 Bengt Nordic Gene bank workshop...

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Genomic selection awarded

Theodorus Meuwissen, professor in bioinformatics in the department of animal and aquacultural sciences at NMBU, has been awarded the 2016 John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science by the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, USA, on his pioneering...

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Invitation to conference

A conference on the green cultural hertiage will be held in Eslöv, Scania in Sweden on the 19th of March. Speaker is among others Tino Hjorth Bjerregaard who will tell about how they combine the management of the green cultural...

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Norwegian article about NordGen project

In the on-going project Genetic consequences of in situ and ex situ conservation is the self sterile, insect pollinated species Red clover chosen as model plant. The Norwegian Genetic Resource Center have published an article about the project and the collectings, follow...

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Crop wild relative Issue 9

One article is on “Strategic work on crop wild relatives started in Sweden”, and is written by J. Weibull. From Norway Å. Asdal, J. Phillips and N. Maxted is writing on “Boost for crop wild relative conservation in Norway”, while...

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