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The oldest seeds in the world

18 June 2014

The Groningen Institute of Archaeology of the University of Groningen has one of the most extensive seed collections in the world. Seeds from agricultural crops, herbs and spices, flowers – it's all there from across the globe, and is often thousands of years old. It is one of the University treasure troves, aiding researchers from the Netherlands and abroad. A major part of the collection is digitally accessible.

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