Your Commercial Opportunity

Commercial growers of strawberries are constantly being challenged to deliver improved standards for their customers. By engaging with Global Plant Genetics, you will be able to access the latest strawberry genetics that can take your business forward on a number of fronts. Improved varieties and high quality plants are available for you to deliver a point of difference to your customers.

Benefit from our Expert Knowledge

You will be able to benefit in a wide range of ways by working with us on your strawberry program. The principal areas are listed below.

  • Access to leading genetics as new selections of strawberry for you to trial and grow commercially
  • Exclusive opportunities to develop breeding partnerships that will provide your business with a real point of difference in the market place
  • Superior quality plant material contract grown by a range of leading nurseries across the globe
  • Technical support that delivers significant value to you

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.