June 26, 2006
Genetics Seeds Co. and independent breeding company
have finalized a Marketing Exclusivity Agreement for the
distribution of Artichoke, Emerald P.V.P. 9100220. The agreement
includes a collaboration of resources to create new artichoke
varieties under the supervision of both companies.
Artichoke Emerald P.V.P. is a very
productive high yielding, medium early to late maturing,
thornless, glossy green, buttery flavored artichoke with a large
heart and conical shape making it ideal for fresh market or
processing. Emerald adapted to diverse growing climates is
highly resistant to freeze damage down to temperatures of 15
degrees F. ground level.
also is highly heat resistant and has been successfully
transplanted in temperatures of 115 degrees F.
These qualities make Emerald
P.V.P. very useful for pinpointing particular market
opportunities for growers to enter and has enabled Emerald to be
accepted in many commercial markets around the world.
United Genetics Seeds Co. with
headquarters in Hollister, California, is a breeder, producer,
and marketer of vegetable seeds for the global vegetable
producing markets. The company uses traditional breeding
programs to produce enhanced vegetable varieties. Its varieties
are created to offer extended shelf life, increased yields, more
disease resistances, and overall increased product quality.
Founded in 1989 United Genetics has subsidiaries in Italy,
Chile, China, and India.