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 

Meet the Experts

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

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.