Christian S. Jensen

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Christian is in charge of all upstream R&D activities that supports the development of new grass varieties and solutions through DLF’s global breeding setup. With a previous position as head of turf breeding for Greater Europe, Christian is well-acquainted with any topic related to turf development. He has pioneered the implementation of a number of cutting-edge technologies into modern grass breeding, such as genomic selection, remote sensing, advanced root- and drought screening. He holds a master of science and a PhD from the Agricultural University of Copenhagen in plant molecular biology. He is currently board member in the International Turfgrass Society (ITS).

Out of the Black Box: Festulolium Roots Shine Through Drought Periods

Festuloliums are extraordinary grasses not nearly used to the extent they deserve. They represent the best of two worlds combined in on hybrid; growth...

Boost Your Sward – Overseeding Rejuvenates Your Pasture

Overseeding presents a real opportunity to restore production in tired or damaged swards. It is also a way to get a rebound in forage...

Home-grown is Home-earned

How can farmers deal with increasing expenses on forage protein, energy and fertilizers? A very large part of the nitrogen fertilizer, that European farmers...

No Need to Look for the Needle in the DNA-stack When You Can Create One Yourself

Many professionals in plant business are familiar with the recent introduction of a technology, called “genome editing”, which has the potential to change breeding...

Grass Products with Add-ons!

It is hard to grasp the immense speed by which apps on our mobile phones are updated with additional convenient features. Build out of...

Seed Production is a Planning Game

Producing nuts & bolts is a matter of storing a few ingredients and push the button and the production starts. Anytime of the year....

Grass Protein Concentrate For Pork, Chicken, and Egg Production – Sale is Open!

Imagine you could replace soymeal with homegrown grass protein. That would probably save some precious rainforest and also bunker-fuel getting exhausted from the transport...

Digested in no Time – How Grass Kinetics Can Make a Difference in Milk – and Meat Yield

What a pleasant and relaxing experience it is to watch a herd of merry cows in the field laying, ruminating on their grass diet....

The Epic Turf Game: Battling Drought at all Levels

Perhaps it seems obvious, but a grass plant grows from the base. Where other plants or trees form new shoots at the top of...