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NKJ researchers help stopping devastating tree disease

Researchers revealed the genome sequence of a devastating tree pathogen. The disease threatens the Scandinavian broadleaf forests and this new knowledge can help stop it!   The new genome resource can be used in future population genomic studies for identification of haplotypes and alleles, and in identifying which effectors may function in infection of woody …

SNS network BioWiseTrans meets to enable bioeconomy

Enabling Sustainable Transition to a Biobased Economy – The BioWiseTrans Network meets for the 2nd time in Hamar. 18-20 June, BioWiseTrans partners Nordregio, NIBIO, LUKE, Oslo University and Karlstad University came together in Hamar and sorroundings for its second workshop. Like last time and importantly, different stakeholders from Norway, Sweden and Finland joined us. Study …

A Nordic cooperating body within agricultural and food research

The primary objective of the Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (NKJ) is to strengthen research and innovation systems in the agriculture and food sector in the Nordic countries. A continuous production and supply of knowledge from research is important to realize the sectors opportunities and potential in the future. This will also strengthen the Nordic region’s position as a pioneer in agricultural and food research in accordance with the objectives of the EU’s 2020 strategy.

NKJ operates within  four areas:

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