During the 1st reporting period

a scientific article "Climate change adaptation in forage grasses: from phenotype to genotype. In: S. Hartmann et al. (Eds.), Exploiting genetic diversity of forages to fulfil their economic and environmental roles" was published in proceedings of international conference EUCARPIA 2021. Authors of this publication are senior researchers Kristina Jaškūnė and Gražina Statkevičiūtė from the Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

Publication available 

Senior researcher Dr. Cecilia Sarmiento from Tallinn University of Technology presents "EditGrass4Food" project in Plant Health Institute of Montpellier, France, November 2021.


During 2nd reporting period

PhD student Ferenz Sustek in Ryegrass cabinet at Tallinn University of Technology where different cultivars and genotypes candidates for drought/frost tolerance are grown in a growth chamber to simulate vernalization conditions.


Germination experiment of ryegrass seeds from a Lithuanian cultivar with possible frost tolerance. Experiment at Lithuanian research center for Agriculture and Forestry (LAMMC) in lead of senior researcher Dr. Kristina Jaškūnė


During 3rd reporting period

EditGrass4Food research team from University of Latvia on 3rd May, 2022 visited the laboratory of cooperation partners at Tallinn University of Technology. During the visit, the participants exchanged experiences in obtaining and propagating in vitro cultures of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). The experience gained will be useful in achieving the project objectives.