Your Commercial Opportunity

As a leading commercial asparagus producer, you will know how important it is to start your plantations with the best material. This is both in terms of the asparagus seeds and plants (crowns and modules) as well as the choice of asparagus variety. Global Plant Genetics can support you in your decision-making process, helping you to select the best combinations for your international growing environment and market.

Benefit from our Expert Knowledge

Given our in-depth knowledge of the asparagus crop, you will benefit by choosing Global Plant Genetics as your partner in a whole range of areas:

  • Priority access to new asparagus varieties and asparagus hybrids
  • Supply of the highest quality asparagus seed material
  • Access to a wide network of leading asparagus nurseries for the best quality crowns and module plants
  • Contract produced asparagus crowns to size specifications that are new to the industry  
  • Innovative asparagus plug plant solutions produced on contract 
  • Technical support in terms of agronomy from in-house company specialists and external world-leading authorities on the asparagus crop  
  • Business planning for new asparagus ventures

New Asparagus varieties from Global Plant Genetics to help you improve crops and yields

Meet the Experts

Jamie Petchell - The Asparagus Man - Plant Genetics

Jamie Petchell

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

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.