Axia Seeds celebrates its International Congress of plant breeders in Almeria
The VoloAgri Group gathers in Almeria its team of breeders to concentrate their
efforts in the development of new varieties for the horticultural sector almeriense.La Group VoloAgri meets in Almeria to his team of breeders to concentrate their efforts on the development of new varieties for the horticultural sector of Almeria.
Almería, March 14, 2018.- The VoloAgri Group gathers in Almeria all the breeders of the seed companies belonging to the organization. Genetic improvers from the United States, Mexico, Holland, Turkey, and Spain, belonging to the companies US Agriseeds, California Hybrids, Axia Seeds, Axia Tohum and Zayintec, respectively, have developed during this week an international meeting on the latest technologies of plant breeding. like tomato, pepper, eggplant and cucumber.
Due to the acquisition of the Spanish genetic improvement company Zayintec by the VoloAgri Group, the Almeria company and its managers, Francisco and Rafael Bermúdez, have organized an event in which the 20 breeders of the Business Group have been invited to share a unified strategy to develop an international project to improve the possibilities of production and introduction of new professional hybrids for the horticultural sector of Almería and the Spanish market.
Among the technological innovations presented at the event, access to an exclusive agreement with the genomics company "VERINOMICS", a spin-off from Yale University, created by Dr. Stephen, has been made available to the genetic breeders of the Group. Dellaporta, director of the Molecular and Cellular Genetics Department of this University. The objective is to carry out a sequencing of the germplasm bank.
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