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An international team of researchers from The University of Western Australia, University of New England, the Nordic Genetic Resource Centre, Norway, and the Pig Research Centre, Denmark have developed a revolutionary plant breeding system which will enable breeders to access valuable genes that have been lost through modern breeding programs.

NordGen senior scientist Peer Berg has contributed to the study on the use of optimal contribution selection in a concept called The evolving genebank.

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