Kanda Seed Co., Ltd. was established in
1951 by the late Takeshi Kanda, a Japanese pioneer in watermelon breeding.
in the breeding, production and sale of F1 hybrid cucurbits, and we have developed a
number of new F1 hybrids which are highly regarded by horticultural producers, both in
Japan and overseas.
Our research farm has established
itself as a leading center for the breeding of watermelon,
melon, cucumber, winter squash
We are constantly striving to develop new and superior hybrids capable of
satisfying various agricultural requirements.
Our commercial products are:
- hybrid watermelon
- hybrid netted melon (green flesh and orange flesh)
- hybrid oriental melon
- hybrid winter squash for fresh market and/or rootstock
- hybrid cucumber (Japanese type)
- hybrid bottle gourd for rootstock
hybrid winter squash for grafting watermelon melon, oriental melon,
hybrid winter squash for grafting watermelon, melon,
oriental melon, and cucumber
catalogue is available upon your request.
Although it is written in Japanese,
your inquiries and requests for detailed information about the hybrids
listed in our catalogue are always welcome and will be answered in
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