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June 4, 2024

Podcast #4 met John van Ruiten, directeur van Naktuinbouw, over technologie

Watch the Channel World Seed by ISF informative panel discussion on the latest advancements in sustainable seed solutions

March 11, 2024

Seed technologies key in addressing various constraints of agriculture in Africa

Seed technologies are key to addressing Africa's agricultural problems (Daily Trust)

December 4, 2023

Why are seeds of different sizes and shapes?

October 18, 2023

Lively discussions on innovative seed protection solutions - Plantum and Vertify organised another mini-symposium on future proof seeds at ‘Seeds meets Technology’

July 31, 2023

An interview is with Kent J. Bradford, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plant Sciences at the University of California, Davis

May 1, 2023

Quality seed contributes to return on investment

India - Emerging seed technologies for oil seeds for increased yields and contribution to farmers income (The Times of India)

July 13, 2022

University of Maryland 

scientists identify mechanism responsible for fruit and seed development in flowering plants - This research could allow agriculturists to optimize productivity and explore the viability of ‘virgin fruits'

August 30, 2021

Giving every seed every advantage - Dialogue with three leads at BASF (AgroPages)

December 4, 2020

International Society for Seed Science moves ahead with plans for the ISSS general meeting, due to take place August 9-13, 2021 in Brighton, United Kingdom, and sollicits 'expression of interest' to determine whether a face-to-face meeting would be financially viable

November 19, 2020

A semente, um epicentro tecnológico

September 23, 2020

Call for papers for Seed Science Research special issue on seed dormancy, germination and pre-harvest sprouting

July 8, 2019

India - Principal Secretary for Agriculture wants focus on low cost seed testing (Telangana Today)

January 10, 2019

Interview with Martin Gruss, former Global Head Bayer SeedGrowth, and his successor Boualem Saidi : The new setup for growth

November 2, 2018

Seed banking not an option for over a third of threatened species

May 11, 2017

Hungary: a crisp country for cereal

April 10, 2017

Dr. Khaled Raed, Petkus Innovation Manager, and his View on “Seed Industry 4.0”

April 7, 2017

International Seed Testing Association presents: Fresh in The Field, article #4 - New generation of seed scientists is enthusiastic, eager to learn and talented - Erica Dello Jacovo, a 28-year-old early stage researcher and PhD student

January 25, 2017

International Seed Testing Association presents: Fresh in the Field - New generation of seed scientitsts is enthusiastic, eager to learn and talented - Spotlight on Maria Marin, Early Stage Researcher, PhD Student

August 5, 2016

Microbe-coated seed startup could help us thrive In a dark, dry future (Modern Farmer)

January 15, 2016

Interview with Incotec about its collaboration with KeyGene

July 9, 2015

Interview with Roberson Lima, Head of Bayer SeedGrowth Brazil: “We’re on the right track”

June 18, 2015

Interview with Marc Andrieux, Head of  Bayer SeedGrowth Technology & Services: Safety first

June 1, 2015

Seed science blossoms into big business (Arkansas Business)

Seed science community to commemorate Pat Berjak during the workshop on seed longevity in Gatersleben, 5-8 July

April 16, 2015

Interview with Marc Andrieux, Bayer CropScience Head of SeedGrowth Technology & Services, Coatings

April 3, 2015

Half a century of pioneering seed conservation: an interview with Malaysian seed icon Professor Chin

January 15, 2015

Seed treatment enterprise discussion in SeedWorld magazine


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