February 2013 - SeedWorld

February 2013


Cross Pollination

Seed World recently attended Bayer CropScience’s 2013 Ag Issues Forum, a major gathering of industry thought leaders and stakeholders examining… Read More


Regulatory Roundup

NATIONAL BASF Plant Science Assigned PatentBASF Plant Science has been assigned a patent (8,338,661) for transgenic plants with increased stress… Read More


World Status

An in-depth overview on the global seed industry. From a prize-winning conference in Brazil to new methods for greening the… Read More


Since 1915

1915 Onion Seed Growing in CaliforniaSunny California is not only noted for its gold, its scenic and natural wonders, but… Read More


Cross Pollination

Updated Fruit and Veg Consumption U.S. Per Capita Fruit and Vegetable Dissappearance / Consumption (pounds) ITEM 2005 2006 2007 2008… Read More


Keepers of Diversity

Funding cutbacks are causing growing concern among industry stakeholders about the future viability of the National Plant Germplasm System. The… Read More


Ornamental Overhaul

The floriculture seed industry looks to recover from an economic downturn with innovative products and a dynamic marketing message. Since… Read More


Vegetable Venture

From pipeline developments to consumer demand to the factors limiting the release of new vegetable biotech products and the importance… Read More


Open Dialogue

How do seed companies stay ahead of what their customers want today and predict future demand? Communication—and lots of it…. Read More


Consumer Perceptions of Seed

Specific data may be meager, but the industry must be proactive in delivering key messages to consumers before misconceptions can… Read More