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2021.10.21 / Farm Animals, 3MC
A recent study points to the need of creating dialogue and easing bureaucratic obstacles; making sure that the farmers are motivated is vital for conserving genetic diversity.
2021.10.19 / Forest
Statistics is needed to understand the development in forestry. Recently, the report “Statistics: Forest Seeds and Plants in the Nordic Region” was published by NordGen Forest.
2021.10.04 / Svalbard Global Seed Vault
Genebanks and other crop collection holders in low- and middle-income countries can now apply for grants to regenerate and back-up their crop diversity collections in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
2021.09.30 / Forest
About 90 people from the forest sector participated in the digital conference arranged by NordGen Forest. During the conference, 15 lecturers gave presentations over two days.
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.
Why are native breeds so well suited to taking care of endangered biotopes? And can a cow really replace mechanical clearing of bushes? Ilmari Majuri, the owner of the Oukamäki farm and a well-known advocate of native Finncattle breeds, talks...
Modern genetics and history meet in researcher Maria Kjetså’s work in the interdisciplinary project "3MC – Nordic mountain cattle".