Intellectual Property Opportunities for Nurseries

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


Intellectual property

Trialling, Selecting, Protecting, Commercialising

At Global Plant Genetics, we are aware that as a plant nursery, access to varieties of today and selections for tomorrow is key to your continued success. The benefit of working with Global Plant Genetics is that across our berry and asparagus portfolio, we may be able to offer you both, allowing your plant nursery to maintain its dynamic position in the market place.

Intellectual property for nurseries

We are able to offer you a number of options :

  • Trial opportunities of new selections 
  • Access to commercial varieties 
  • Contract growing opportunities worldwide. 

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

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.