Tricking garlic to set seeds
The garlic has become “lazy” after thousands of years of vegetative propagation via cloves and top sets. But we can fool the hardneck cultivars by removing the top bulbs early…
CULTON – An info source for the world’s useful species
After three years of development, Bi-O are pleased to launch the CULTON Foundation, a non-profit Norwegian-registered foundation that will develop the first complete overview of plant cultivars and animal breeds….
Crossing for new sunchokes
Here are the results of many years of work with crossing sunchoke varieties to achieve varieties with day neutrality and plain shape. Full report here: 2021-09-19-dagnoytral-196-crosses.pdf
Testing new Sunchoke varieties at Lavangsnes Wunderkammer
Sunchokes (also called Jerusalem artichoke) seldomly develops mature seeds in Norway. A few years ago Stephen Barstow therefore contacted Paolo Gaiardelli, an Italian plant enthusiast you can come across in…
Variety preservation of Vossakvann
Here is a report from our work with two of three known remaining lines of Vossakvann. First seed batch from ‘Teigdalen’ This year, the Teigdalen field was ready for the…
We now offer four varieties of Tree onion, and they are quite different in terms of crop volume, how the bulbs grow and how strong they are against rust fungus….