Intellectual Property Opportunities for Commercial Growers

Our Intellectual Property division delivers a world class portfolio of selections and varieties of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blueberry, Blackberry and Asparagus plants to leading world class commercial growers.

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Intellectual Property

Trialling, Selecting, Protecting, Commercialising

As a leading commercial grower or berries or asparagus, you will be acutely aware of the importance of having access to the world’s best genetics and the positive impact they can have on your business. 

Global Plant Genetics offers you the opportunity to become involved in new asparagus varieties, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry and blackberry varieties and selections, gaining access to modern day plant genetics.

Commercial Berries Grower Intellectual Property for new genetics in berry and asparagus plants

We are able to offer you a number of options:

  • Early stage selection trials
  • Seed deals allowing seedlings to be selected in your location
  • Advanced selections
  • Released varieties
  • Membership of club varieties
  • Exclusivity per territory


Our team has a depth of experience in varietal protection, marketing and commercial structures to satisfy you and our breeder partners.

Got a question? Ask Rupert on +44 (0) 1485 210091 or email rupert@globalplantgenetics.com

Variety Fact Sheets

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.