Rows of strawberry plants in a greenhouse.

PPP NORDFRUIT – for the Future of Nordic Strawberries and Apples

Did you know that apples and strawberries are the most important species within the fruit and berry production in the Nordic countries? PPP NORDFRUIT, a project within the Nordic Public-Private Partnership for Pre-breeding, is contributing to the important pre-breeding work. 

Newly Discovered Skeleton Can Tell Us About the History of Mountain Cattle

Did the Vikings have cows? If so, how are Viking cattle related to today's mountain cattle? We hope to answer these questions in the 3MC project, that gathers and disseminates knowledge about the mountain cattle's origins and cultural history.

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Parts of Our Pea Collection Characterized in Search of Plant Based Protein Sources for the Future

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.

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NordGen’s Head Office will Re-locate to New Building

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,...

passport data recovered in archives

Information about Preserved Cultivars and Accessions Updated

In a recently finalised project, NordGen has transferred material formerly only stored in our physical archives into our information system GENBIS.

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Man standing in a spruce plantation. Photo taken in 1971.

NordGen Forest Celebrates its 50th Birthday – and You’re Invited!

This year, the Nordic collaboration on forests turns 50 years old. That's a cause for celebrations - and you're invited!

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Almost 3 000 Pea Samples from John Innes Centre Safeguarded in the Seed Vault

Due to the pandemic, several genebanks have been forced to postpone their deposits. But first-time depositor Germplasm Resources Unit at John Innes Centre has now secured their entire pea collection in Svalbard.

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