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A Pioneer and Beloved Co-Worker has Passed Away

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.

Virus Cleaning, Evaluation and Characterization Leads to Revival of Old Nordic Potato Varieties

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.

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Time to Apply for the NordGen/SNS Forest Scholarships

Now you can apply for the NordGen/SNS forest scholarship.

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NordGen Participates in UNEP Webinar about Food Security

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.

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Public-Private Cooperation Aims at Finding Grasses Adapted to the Future Climate of the North

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.

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Material från 100-årigt avelscentrum ger viktig kunskap om fjällkornas genetik och kulturhistoria

One of Sweden’s largest breeding centers for mountain cattle was situated on a farm in Trollsåsen, Jämtland County. Although it is more than 100 years since it lost its official status as a breeding center, the legacy from Trollsåsen lives...

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Our Website is Now Available in Finnish!

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...

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