Innovative, market-oriented and driven by scientific curiosity
Research International is a financially independent not-for-profit
research institute. Plant Research International is the ideal choice for
clients and partners that place a premium on top quality research. We
combine leading-edge scientific research with innovation and an acute
eye for business. In addition, we offer you next-generation facilities
and technologies, plus a genuine global outlook.
research facilities at Plant Research International are among the most
modern in the world. They range from laboratories with robotic genomics
equipment to greenhouses and growing rooms that are customized to
research requirements. Sophisticated communication systems offer maximum
security within a fully automated research environment.
integrating knowledge in the fields of genetics and reproduction, crop
protection, crop ecology and agricultural systems, Plant Research
International offers a host of fresh perspectives to industry and public
institutions, agriculture, horticulture, and agro-ecosystems linked to
landscape and nature development. From genes through to ecosystems, the
entire research chain for plants and their environment is covered by one
dedicated company. An organization committed to meeting the needs of the
market in the broadest possible sense.
clients and research partners from around the world, Plant Research
International generates added-value through competitive advantage for
private companies or supporting governments creating a sustainable
economy. The core agenda of our company:
The further ecologisation of agricultural and horticultural chains, for
example by developing better adapted crops, improved cultivation methods
and a new generation of plant protection methods;
The characterisation of genes, gene functions and biosynthesis routes,
in order to create new and improved products with high added value;
New production systems that meet the requirements of society.
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all over the world share one concern: how to get the best seed and
planting material for next season's crops. Propagation material of high
quality is a prerequisite for a crop that is superior in quantity and
quality. Plant Research International cooperates with a number of
partners in Wageningen Seed Centre (WSC).
WSC is an
alliance of five scientific institutions in Wageningen: Plant Research
International, the departments of Plant Breeding, Plant Physiology and
the Crop and Weed Ecology Group of Wageningen University (WU) and the
International Agricultural Centre (IAC).
develops and transfers expertise in all fields related to seed
technology and seed related issues.
Wageningen Seed Centre's academic and training staff has expertise in
virtually every field, ranging from the basics of plant improvement to
issues concerning seed legislation.
Seed production and quality management
Seed quality control, including seed health
Seed legislation and seed policy
Genetic resources and biodiversity
Wageningen Seed Centre (WSC,
http://www.seedcentre.nl ) acts as a
collaborating partner or as a consultant in setting up and conducting
scientific research programs. These programs may concern fundamental
research or they may have an applied character. WSC assists in the
development of machinery or devices that are required for specific
research tasks. In project management, WSC covers all steps of the
project cycle, including identification, formulation, execution and
evaluation of project activities.
of such activities are the involvement of WSC in seed projects in
Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Nicaragua, Sri
Lanka, Sudan and Yemen.
For all your seed research and consultancy
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of the Netherlands