Protecting investment in innovation is critical to the future success of the seed industry It is already one year ago since the first launch of the magazine at the European Seed Association Annual Meeting in Lisbon. As the saying goes: ‘Time flies … Read More

Ensuring that plant breeders can do their jobs, the Community Plant Variety Office shares its reasons for 20 years of success. European Seed: Could you please provide an overview of the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO): when was it started, what… Read More

Fennel breeding companies share what is important in creating new varieties. Editor’s Note: In each issue of European Seed we take a closer look at one of the many crops that our European plant breeders are working on. In this issue, we’re takin… Read More

People News Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds has announced changes to its management team. Frank Claessens will replace Vicente Navarro as the new managing director operations. Claessens began his career with Vegetable Seeds in 1989 as a research an… Read More

Syrian Crisis Causes the First Withdrawal from the Svalbard Global Seed Vault The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) has requested the backup seed that they deposited in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to restart … Read More

2015 8-15 October European Biotech Week   2-4 November 3rd Conference of Cereal Biotechnology and Breeding Berlin, Germany   9-11 November ISTA Workshop on Seed Sampling and Quality Assurance in Seed Sampling Johannesburg, South Africa &nbs… Read More

As incoming president of the European Seed Association, I would like to share some thoughts regarding how by associating together and speaking with a single voice we can be most effective. Looking at the changing world in which member companies opera… Read More