Syngenta Vegetable Seeds Opens Registration for Fields of Innovation; Kris Goen Comments
ENKHUIZEN, NETHERLANDS - The fields are alive with the sound of innovation, and Syngenta is the lilting voice behind it. Recently, the international seed breeder opened registration for its Fields of Innovation 2022, held September 27–29 in Grootebroek, The Netherlands.
“Every great innovation starts somewhere, and at this year’s Fields of Innovation, we’re excited to showcase our R&D Technology Centre,” enthused Kris Goen, Syngenta Vegetable Campaign Manager. “Walk alongside our experts and scientists to learn more about how Syngenta uses biologicals, field sensing technology, and how desirable traits are integrated into modern varieties through back crossing.”
Syngenta’s international breeders, product specialists, and sales and marketing teams are eager to show visitors how the company helps growers select the best varieties based on agronomic solutions that help overcome challenges related to pests and diseases and soil health.
As noted in the release, dozens of crop varieties will be on display, showcasing what can make a difference for growers:
- Heat and stress-tolerant and pointed cabbage
- Syngenta’s first pointed savoy cabbage
- Mildew resistant onions
- Very-long-cycle cauliflower
- Superb squash varieties
- Baby leaf lettuce with an elongated shelf-life
- Green bean advancements
- New tasty, colorful sweet corn hybrids
- Stemphylium with Peronospora resistant spinach varieties
- Award-winning iStem cauliflower
At this year’s Fields of Innovation, Syngenta will also be showcasing the EDAPHLOG soil insect sensor and the Biodiversity Sensor to demonstrate the field’s soil health and overall diversity of ecosystems. Attendees can get their questions answered about how genetic advancements are made through breeding while also learning about Syngenta’s state-of-the-art breeding capabilities.
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