TAG: cultivars

The invasion of the plant regulators

January 6, 2014By

The issue of government regulation of invasive plants has been relatively quiet for the past several years. But recent developments are placing invasive species regulations back on the forefront of our industry. Thus, the issue is resurging. Connecticut: To regulate species or cultivars? A decade ago, Connecticut became one of the first states to regulate plants determined to be invasive.... read more

Sakata celebrates centennial

March 15, 2013By

MORGAN HILL, CALIF.—Sakata Seed Corp. was founded in 1913, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is recognized today as a global leader in the development of innovative flowers and vegetable genetics. Sakata is organized into four major divisions operating in Asia, South America, Europe, and North and Central America and has presence in more than 32 countries. Sakata Seed America... read more

Miles of trials: Newest culitvars to be displayed

January 1, 2010By

Each spring since 1965, plant breeders and marketers have put their latest cultivars on display for a week in California. The event has grown steadily, and this year more than 40 companies will give visitors a preview of what will be available in 2010 and beyond. Though originally geared toward growers, the trials now are attended by representatives from many corners... read more