Company news

May 2018
CropTailor ABs website is updated with new design and features


April 2018
Ca 2000 CT-lines were planted out at the Lönnstorp Field Station in South Sweden

Several field experiments were planted out in collaboration with Lantmännen Lantbruk in Svalöv

January 2018

Lantmännen makes a press release about the oat genome (https://lantmannen.com/en/press-and-publications/news3/news-page/news/croptailor-cracks-the-oat-genetic-code/2789278)

Olof Olsson presents the worlds first assembled hexaploid oat genome sequence at the Plant and Animal Genomic conference in San Diego, USA

Olof Olsson presents ScanOats on Lantbruksnytt (https://lantbruksnytt.com/tv/program/2018-01-01/)

December 2017
CropTailor delivers 20 billion sequenced fragments (2,7 x 1012 bp) of Belinda genomic DNA to NRGene for assembly. The Belinda genome project is a collaboration with Lantmännen and ScanOats
Olof Olsson is interviewed in Mistrapodden ”Shaping our food (Mistra Biotech); havrens bästa tid är nu! http://shapingourfood.libsyn.com/5-havrens-bsta-tid-r-nu

November 2017
Olof Olsson gives a talk about oat research at CropTailor and ScanOats at the Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh.

Olof Olsson gives a talk at The Nordic Genetic Resource Centre (NordGen) about ScanOats research activities

October 2017

Olof Olsson gives a presentation of CropTailor at Lantmännen Lantbruk in Svalöv
September 2017. Ca 2500 of CropTailors mutagenized lines (CT-lines) were harvested at Lönnstorp Field Station in South Sweden

Olof Olsson gives a talk about oat research at Umeå Plant Science Center

Olof Olsson is interviewed in the magazine ”Lantmannen” (No 9, 2017; 138) about oat research in Lund

August 2017
Olof Olsson gives a talk at Umeå University at the celebration of 50 years of plant science in Umeå

June 2017
ScanOats is inaugurated (www.scanoats.com). CropTailor researchers are responsible PIs in two out of 5 WorkPackages. In addition, CropTailor are collaborating with ScanOats in all the other projects. At the inauguration Olof Olsson gives a presentation of planned research in Work Packages 1 and 2 in ScanOats

May 2017

A Swedish oat Center (ScanOats) receives 100 million SEK from the Strategic Foundation in Sweden. CropTailor researchers were actively involved in the application

April 2017
Olof Olsson gives a presentation of ScanOats at the Swedish Seed Society
summer meeting in Alnarp

CropTailor researchers publish an article on high protein oats in a peer reviewed international journal

CropTailor plants out its entire mutagenized population in the field (more than 2600 different lines) in a ca 10000 m2 square plot

CropTailor initiates  several field trials on promising CT-lines in collaboration with Lantmännen Lantbruk

July 2016

CropTailor AB representatives attended the 10th International Oat conference held in St Petersburg, Russia.

Olof Olsson gives a talk entitled ”Oat - a crop full of possibilities”

April 2016

Olof Olsson gives a talk at the Lantmännens Research Foundations annual meeting entitled ”Havre - möjligheternas spannmål”

October 2015

Olof Olsson gives a talk at the Plant Link meeting in Lund entitled ”Trends in oat research”

May 2015

Lantmännen acquires stock majority in CropTailor

CropTailor AB published an article on winter oats in a peer reviewed international journal

January 2013
CropTailor AB website is updated with new design and features.

June 2012
CropTailor AB representatives attended the 9th International Oat conference held in Beijing.

January 2012
CropTailor AB published an article on winter oats in an international journal

December 2011
CropTailor AB published a review on latest trends in TILLING in an international journal.