• Advanta: Worldwide Challenges 

    Bijman, Jos (AgBioForum, 2001)
    Advanta, headquartered in the Netherlands, is the sixth largest seed company in the world. It sells seeds for a broad range of field crops in many different regions. While the company is committed to applying biotechnology ...
  • Introduction to the PITA Project 

    Bijman, Jos; Joly, Pierre-Benoît (AgBioForum, 2001)
    Technological innovation in the agrochemical, biotechnology, and seeds industries, and in associated public sector research establishments (PSREs) has the potential to deliver more socially and environmentally sustainable ...
  • KWS: Going Beyond Sugar Beet 

    Bijman, Jos (AgBioForum, 2001)
    KWS, a German seed company, is a world market leader in sugar beet seed. The company is looking for expansion into other crops—maize and cereals—and into other regions of the world—Eastern Europe and North America. As ...
  • Limagrain: A Cooperative Spirit Among the World's Seed Leaders 

    Joly, Pierre-Benoît (AgBioForum, 2001)
    Limagrain is a strange company: the first international independent seed producer, and a local cooperative. This paper investigates the relationship between this company's identity, organizational structure, and its ...
  • Seminis Vegetable Seeds 

    Grávalos, Esther; García, Alejandro (AgBioForum, 2001)
    This paper describes the innovation strategy of Seminis, the largest producer of vegetable and fruit seeds in the world. Basic data on Seminis is provided, along with a discussion of how Seminis was created, its market ...