Breeder News

EHR Releases New Perennials Booklet

Eason Horticultural Resources has released its Hot New Perennials for 2020 booklet. This is a compilation of information shared with us from a broad range of perennial young plant producers, breeding companies and breeder representatives. ... more »

G2 Relaunches Dahlia Brand

GardenGenetics (G2) has relaunched its Dahlightful Dahlia brand through the GardenChoice group. These compact growers, with gorgeous blooms set off by deep chocolate foliage and exceptional tolerance to most powdery mildew strains, are now widely... more »

Dümmen Orange Welcomes New CFO

Dümmen Orange has announced that Arjan Kaaks is joining the breeder and propagator as chief financial officer, a role he already fulfilled ad interim since April 1, 2019. Kaaks served as executive board member and... more »

American Academy of Floriculture Honors Sakata’s Jamie Kitz

Sakata Seed America recently announced that Jamie Kitz, key account manager and corporate citizenship specialist of Sakata’s corporate giving program, Sakata Gives, has received the prestigious American Academy of Floriculture (AAF) designation. The AAF carries... more »

PanAm Seed Buys Celosia Breeding From Celex

PanAmerican Seed has purchased the complete celosia assortment and breeding research from Celex, b.v., a breeder/selection subsidiary under the Dutch cut flower company Fa. Van Der Boog & Van Den Bosch. PanAmerican Seed has collaborated... more »

Beacon Impatiens Granted Utility Patent

PanAmerican Seed  recently announced that a United States utility patent (US 10,285,362) was granted for its new Beacon impatiens. Beacon's patent is for having a unique form of disease resistance to Impatiens downy mildew.  It covers all six... more »

Varinova Syngenta Flowers cyclamen acquisition

Syngenta Flowers Acquires Varinova Cyclamen Business

Syngenta has announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Varinova's cyclamen business. The combination of technical expertise and the innovative varieties from Varinova with the market access and world-class science of Syngenta allows... more »

NGB Members to Host Summer Vegetable Trials

What is a now a yearly tradition, vegetable breeding companies dealing in the Fresh Market and Home Garden segments are hosting the Summer Vegetable Trials via Open Houses and Field Days. This event is hosted... more »

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