Your Commercial Opportunity

As a leading grower of blackberries, it is important for you to stay at the forefront of genetic improvements. 

By working with Global Plant Genetics, you will be able to gain access to leading new blackberry varieties for a range of climates. These have been developed so that you can avail of improved fruit quality and yields. Leading technical support and access to high quality plants will help you to sustain your point of difference in the market place.

Benefit from our Expert Knowledge

There is a broad range of opportunity for you to take advantage of our blackberry program, as seen below:

  • Entry to improved genetics for you to test and grow commercially
  • High quality plant material of a range of varieties for you to plant from a spectrum of nurseries across the world
  • Innovative technical solutions that will allow you to develop your blackberry business in the future

Meet the Experts

Jamie Petchell

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

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.