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New Information System Creates Better Security for the Nordic Seed Collection

NordGen is the Nordic countries’ genebank and knowledge center for genetic resources. In Alnarp, we conserve 33 000 seed samples detrimental for adapting our agriculture to present and future challenges. Now, we’re updating the platform hosting the information about all...

Do you Have Pictures of Mountain Cattle? Help us Collect Stories of our Nordic Cultural Heritage!

We are now saving your stories and images for future generations. Did your grandmother have mountain cattle when you were growing up? Or perhaps you took care of one yourself? Write to us about your experiences and memories. You choose the format, style and wording.  The collecting...

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The Nordic PPP-collaboration has Opened a New Call for Proposals on Pre-breeding Projects

On the 1st of June, the Nordic PPP-collaboration announces a call for new pre-breeding projects. Until the 15th of September, companies and public institutions can send in proposals for pre-breeding projects focusing on environmental and climate resilient crops through utilization...

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NordGen’s Database Temporarily Closed for Seed Orders

On Monday the 8th of June, NordGen’s database SESTO closes for scientific seed orders. The database will be available for orders again in the end of June under a new name; Nordic Baltic Genebanks. “During these weeks, we will continue...

More Research Needed about the Nordic Native Animal Breeds

Today, on the International Day of Biological Diversity, NordGen publishes a debate article about Nordic native breeds: Nordic native breeds such as the northern Finncattle, the Norwegian kystgeit and the Swedish Orust chicken are important for preserving the biodiversity we...

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Last chance to order seeds from NordGen’s webshop this year

In just one month, on the last of May, the seed sale at NordGen’s webshop closes for this year. If you haven’t already placed your order there are still many exciting Nordic plants to choose from. NordGen’s annual seed sale...

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New Report Focuses on Genetic Conservation in Nordic Forests 

A newly published report presents an overview of the genetic conservation of forest trees in the Nordic countries. The purpose of the report, which is the first of its kind, is to highlight what is being done in the different...

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