“Crazy Root” on your beetroot

“Crazy Root” on your beetroot

Many beet producers may have thought that their beet crop developed a mind of its own when it starts to produce some crazy, hairy roots with a beard-like appearance.  These symptoms can in actual fact be the result of a disease infection called Rhizomania or “Crazy...
Announcement

Announcement

Sakata Seed Corporation, of Yokohama, Japan, announces that they have acquired a minority interest in Van Egmond Lisianthus B.V., of Rijnsburg, The Netherlands. Sakata Seed Corporation is the world’s major breeder of Lisianthus cultivars, and Van Egmond Lisianthus...
Sampson stands strong in the Free State

Sampson stands strong in the Free State

Pumpkin, Sampson keeps up to its name as a very strong, vigorous grower.  Pumpkin producer, Kobus Jooste from Kresby (Pty) Ltd. Doringdraai Koppies in the Free State can vouch for this.  Kobus is still very satisfied with the outstanding quality of Sampson and with an...
Natures Garden prefers Parthenon

Natures Garden prefers Parthenon

Natures Garden is a proudly South African owned company producing frozen vegetables for all major retailers.  Natures Garden Broccoli producers have been planting Sakata’s Parthenon variety for the past few years and they are still satisfied with the constant...