Commercial Growers

Global Plant Genetics offers commercial growers worldwide two opportunities


Our work extends beyond just offering varietal solutions to your business. Our dedicated team of technical people are able to provide you consultancy on the following

  • New project development.
  • Improving growing systems.
  • Supply chain analysis and post-harvest.
  • Business planning and budgeting.

Our technical support takes us into many developed and less developed markets. Recent activity has seen our technical support reach Russia, China and India for example. This could add real value to your business.

If you are a commercial grower and are looking for access to new varieties or you require a refreshing technical input to your business, then let’s start as discussion.

Intellectual Property

As commercial growers you will be acutely aware that access to better improved new selections is vital for you to remain competitive in the market place and improve the overall offer to your customer.

Improved plant selections for commercial growers of Asparagus, Strawberries, Raspberries and Blueberries

Working with Global Plant Genetics you can gain access to a world leading portfolio of new varieties of:

  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Asparagus
  • Grape rootstocks

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.