The Face of Destruction - Impact of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the Seed Sector

In mid-May 2022, the employees of the Yuriev Plant Production Institute were informed that Russian troops had purposefully shot at one of the facilities where the genetic samples of various plants were stored. Spring crops were about to be prepared for sowing. As a result of the shelling, the sample room burned down completely.

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Burned seeds after shelling of Plant Production Institute

Read the article from magazine to learn about the current situation with the seed bank