Research and Development

Amalgamated Sugar Research Field Day

Amalgamated Sugar Research Field Day 2018

Amalgamated Sugar Co. Sugarbeet Quality Improvement (SBQI) team showcases the research they are doing during the summer at the Amalgamated Sugar Research Field Day.  Attendees include growers, crop consultants and industry personnel interested in the research SBQI is performing.  This year some of the topics the SBQI team is looking at include; an official variety […]

Idaho Trial

Research is Key to Identifying New Seed Enhancements

Potential new seed enhancements for sugarbeet are entering the marketplace at a steady pace. Suppliers of these products often make unverified claims ranging from improved emergence and faster growth to improved yield and quality. Commonly these products, lack reliable research and include no statistical analysis. Often the claims are based on grower testimonials. Results based […]

A Leading Seed Technology Supplier

Germains is one of the world’s leading seed technology suppliers with facilities in the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, and North America. We work closely with partners, stakeholders and customers to ensure long-term, sustainable and profitable growth. Based in Europe and North America, the seeds we treat are distributed worldwide. Leading Seed Technology Supplier – What […]

Tempo seed priming vs raw seed results

What is Seed Priming?

Providing industry-leading innovative seed technology, Germains Seed Technology uses the latest biological tools and techniques, which provide value added solutions to maximise the natural potential of seed in the field. Seed priming is one of the key technology categories we offer for a number of vegetable crops and sugar beet. But what exactly is priming […]

Germains at Norwich Research Park

Germains opens new laboratory at Norwich Research Park

The bespoke facility at Centrum, Norwich Research Park’s research, innovation and business hub, accommodates senior members of Germains’ Research and Development team with a strategic focus on the science of seed priming and crop development. Dr Sally Ann Forsyth, chief executive officer at Norwich Research Park, welcomed Germains to the £11.5m Centrum building saying: “We […]