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Nordiskt samarbete om genetiska resurser

NordGen är de nordiska ländernas gemensamma genbank och kunskapscenter för genetiska resurser. Denna broschyr samlar exempel på hur den nordiska frösamlingen kommer till nytta och varför det är så viktigt att bevara genetisk mångfald inom våra odlade växter, våra jordbruksdjur...

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Nordic Crop Wild Relative conservation

The report summarizes results from a cooperation among all the Nordic countries during the period 2015 – 2019 (two projects). The work has focused on the conservation of Crop Wild Relatives (CWR), i.e. wild plant species closely related to crops....

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Nordic Cooperation on Genetic Resources

NordGen is the Nordic Countries’ common gene bank and knowledge centre for genetic resources. This brochure collects examples of how the Nordic seed collection is being used and why it’s important to preserve a genetic diversity within cultivated plants, farm...

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Nordic Agriculture and Climate Change – Mitigation and Adaptation

Climate change has already resulted in challenges for Nordic agriculture and the difficulties will continue to increase in the future. It is therefore important to act now to adapt our agriculture to future conditions, especially since the development of new crop varieties...

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NordGen Annual Review 2018

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Genetic Conservation of Forest Trees in the Nordic countries

The importance of conservation of forest genetic resources is widely recognized and efforts are needed on national, Nordic, European and global levels. The Nordic countries cooperate on exchanging information for the conservation of forest genetic resources through NordGen Forest, under...

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Faroese Horse: Population status & conservation possibilities

The Faroese horse (Føroysk Ross) is an integral part of agricultural history on the Faroe Islands. There is no unambiguous evidence of the origins of the Faroese Horse. It is believed, though, that the Faroese horse was brought to the islands by...

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40 Years of Nordic Collaboration in Plant Genetic Resources

The current book is a celebration of 40 years of Nordic collaboration on plant genetic resources. International perspectives are highlighted and the first chapter is written with input from Axel Diederichsen from Plant Gene Resources of Canada and Igor G. Loskutov from the...

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