A century of plant breeding in Lithuania

05 05 2022

Scientific plant breeding in Lithuania is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The beginning of scientific plant breeding in Lithuania is associated with the establishment of the Dotnuva Breeding Station in 1922. The first leader of the Dotnuva breeding station, Prof. Dionizas Rudzinskas. 331 agricultural plants varieties and 220 varieties of orchard and vegetable plants have been developed in Lithuania from 1922 till 2021.
Read more in the article by Prof. Vidmantas Stanys