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.
We are able to offer you a number of options:
Our team has a depth of experience in varietal protection, marketing and commercial structures to satisfy you and our breeder partners.
This letter is to say thank you for the opportunity to work together in Africa on the various varieties and breeding programs which you represent. It is also to compliment you for the manner in which you do this business. From the first day that we met, I have always found Global Plant Genetics to be prompt and professional in all communication; ethical, fair, transparent and direct in all negotiations; sincerely and aggressively protective of the intellectual property which you and we now represent; progressively open to lateral thinking and debate in terms of how to improve and optimise the opportunity which we all have – all of these packaged together in such a pleasant way that they make this journey enjoyable and us confident that we are building a long-term business relationship of trust-Rob Meihuizen, Managing Director Top Fruit South Africa
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 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.