Your Opportunity

Global Plant Genetics is a unique company with a specialist focus on asparagus, berry and grape rootstock crops. It offers its clients a range of solutions in these sectors, ranging from licensing opportunities, seed / plant supply and technical support. Customers can benefit from a world leading choice of varietal opportunities that are professionally delivered by an experienced team of industry experts.

Trust Us to Deliver

  • World-leading source of new varieties and selections for licensing
  • Unique seed and plant solutions for your business 
  • Technical solutions and thought leading agronomic advice for all major growing environments 
  • A wealth of specialist knowledge within berry and asparagus crops combined with an unrivalled passion to deliver excellent innovation for your business 
  • A passionate, professional approach that focuses on the detail of your operation and a personal investment from us to work as part of your team to deliver you the best results 
  • A combination of the above will offer you the opportunity to have a competitive edge in your market, allowing you to get faster results and with a superior return on your investment 
Rupert Hargreaves and Jamie Petchell - Global Plant Genetics

Meet the Experts

Jamie Petchell - The Asparagus Plant Genetics Man

Jamie Petchell

The Asparagus Man

Jamie Petchell is co-owner of Global Plant Genetics. He is world-renowned within the asparagus industry for his knowledge of the crop and for delivering optimum results to growers. He also has wide-ranging experience in berry crops across several Continents. Jamie is most satisfied by seeing through new hybrids from initial testing, through agronomic trials and into full commercialisation.

Rupert Hargreaves - The Berries Man - Plant Genetics

Rupert Hargreaves

The Berries Man

Rupert Hargreaves co-owns Global Plant Genetics. He is an experienced director with a passion for berry crops and intellectual property management. He also spends time researching new crop opportunities for the business. Rupert delivers optimum results for breeders and growers of berries worldwide.