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In the Arctic Clover project, wild populations and landraces from NordGen’s collection of red clover have been compared with commercial varieties. A new scientific article shows that the genebank material carries important properties that can be used to produce better...
The last two years the number of distributed seed samples from NordGen has almost doubled. They will help create a more sustainable agriculture.
Renowned barley researcher and beloved co-worker Udda Lundqvist has passed away during the Christmas holidays. Udda was a pioneer in the field of radiation-supported plant breeding.
15 older potato varieties have been characterized and evaluated in project aiming to increase their utilization and interest. These varieties will be a welcome addition to the present collection.
From the 30th of November to the 2nd of December, NordGen will participate in an online event about agrobiodiversity and food security in times of COVID-19 and climate change. The meeting is open to the public.
The PPP-project for pre-breeding of perennial ryegrass has led to new important discoveries for developing new forage plant varieties that can thrive in the future climate of the Nordic and Baltic regions.
The Finnish speaking part of the Nordic countries’ population is an important target group for NordGen. Therefore, we are proud to announce that our website, which already had a Swedish and English version, now also is available in Finnish. The...
NordGen has been granted 8,3 million DKK from the Danish Novo Nordisk Foundation. The money will be used for a state-of-the-art backup seed storage in Denmark and to upgrade our information system GENBIS.
NordGen has more than 2 000 seed samples from different peas in our collection. Last summer, we propagated 100 of the pea accessions and took the opportunity to learn as much as possible about them.
Today is day worth celebrating as we now can announce that NordGen will re-locate its head office to an entirely new building! The new house, which will be built only a stone’s throw from our current head office in Alnarp,...