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Date: 08.09.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Plants

  The project is also to investigate which new possibilities there are to use forage as human food. The work conducted within EUCLEG will include, among other things, development of searchable databases, evaluation of genetic resourcces in multi-site trials and DNA-markers for genomic selection. The partnership gathered in EUCLEG consists…

Date: 04.09.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Plants

  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 – beans that have lived several generations in Maine.  …

Date: 30.08.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Plants

“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 to a press release from the Minstry for environment and…

Date: 18.08.2017 Author: Sara Landqvist Category: Plants

The PPP steering committee now welcome stakeholders from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden to apply for project funding for pre-breeding. The period runs from 2018-2020. For further information read here.

Date: 28.04.2017 Author: Jan Svensson Category: Plants
Date: 28.02.2017 Author: Sysadmin Category: Plants

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 the planning of the two year Nordic project.) Afternoon/evening: Welcome to…