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Klaus K. Nielsen

Drought is Coming – Suck it Up!

For the sixth time in a row, northern- and central parts of Europe were again this year hit by an unpleasant and worrying spring...

Turf Grass Breeding Result in Durable Turf and More Playing Hours

As we enjoy watching the big sport events played on natural grass, it is appropriate to ask professional turf managers: What are “the dream...

Green Gold In Grass Proteins

Each year EU imports more than 11 megaton soy protein from US and South America, worth $3.8 billion USD for its pig- and poultry...

Improving Resource-Efficient and Sustainable Production of Feed and Proteins

Developing efficient animal production has traditionally been the primary focus of grasslands in agriculture, and we are seeing an increased recognition of the environmental...

The Future is Unpredictable, but Forage Grass Improvement is Not

Since 2015 we have been able to predict trait performance in perennial ryegrass based on a simple DNA profile and every day, we become...

The New Best Mate in Sport Pitch Solutions: Polypropylene Fibres

It probably takes an insider to know that many qualification tournaments ahead of the European Cup and all over the Champions League groundsmen have...

“It’s All Under My Skin”

…said the tiny little red fescue seed while gazing upon its neighbor seed, a similar type but dressed up from head to toe in...

An Eye in the Sky Helps a Busy Breeder on the Fly

As I walk through our turf trials I sense a quiet humming sound not unlike that of a bumble bee, though it seems to...

Choose Your Salad Carefully…

I guess most of us have tried to compose our own salad mixture from salad bar. I usually go for a lot of nuts,...

Festulolium – Evolution is Speeded Up By Plant Breeding

Sometimes plant breeding can open new doors by combining the best traits of two species. Festulolium is a relatively new species, where plant breeders...

Mixtures Supports Disease Control in Turf and Pastures

Mixed genetics equals better armory towards pests. When we combine varieties and species with different skills and strengths it helps us designing products with...

Plant Breeding Winners Make It To Top Sports Finals

Just like le chef de cuisine needs the right ingredients to prepare a perfect dinner, a world class football pitch needs turf varieties with...

Solutions for Climate Improvements

Over the past years, we have learned that climate in many ways influence production stability. While 2017 was memorized as the shabby summer with...

Alfalfa – Queen of Forage Crops and King of Drought Tolerance

Alfalfa is one of the few perennial (3-5 years) highly drought tolerance forage crops. When the going gets tough for most forages under drought...