Plant breeding is not new at all. Since people started to cultivate their own crops, around 10 thousand years ago, they also started to select the seeds of the plants that fits their needs the best.
Let’s get back to the year 2003. Do you remember those days? We were all working on our desktops with Windows XP. When it comes down to communication, we were all busy with our newest flip phone and Bluetooth was a novelty.
Global population is projected to rise to around 10 billion by 20150? Food production therefore need to increase by 50% globally?
How do you collect the information from your visitors during the upcoming Flower Trials? And what do you do with all this feedback after these four crowded days?
In 2018, Agri Information Partners celebrates its 15th anniversary. Let’s celebrate by casting our minds back to when we started and let’s draw insights for the future.
A significant percentage (10 to 25%) of the income of the seed industry is invested in R&D. This industry is considered one of the most committed to R&D
How do Product Managers in breeding companies get the most out their product portfolio? How do Product Managers gather information for the development of new genetics?
I was at a meeting with an international breeding company who just decided to start using E-brida breeding software and considers using the Mercado software for product management. I asked why he decided to purchase our software and he kicked-off his answer in a few and simple words: “My job implies craftsmanship.
For most innovation companies wanting to know , which product, for which market and when to introduce a product are crucial questions. These questions are not only relevant to determine the timing of market introduction. But also the basis to decide the direction of R&D developments for future products.
How important is Excel within your company? Can you keep up with all the new data streams that are becoming available? Excel is flexible and works wonders for many things. However in the ever more complex environment of a plant breeding company it cannot keep up.
The Vegetable & Flower Seed Conference, organized by the American Seed Trade Association, will take place from January 27th to January 30th, 2018 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego, USA.
While many things are still unclear, seed companies in the EU that use external genetic resources need to act now to make sure they are not liable to claims in the future. The Nagoya protocol will enter into force (EU regulation) probably around October 2014. From that moment on; seed companies that use genetic materials […]
Recently we have welcomed our 53rd customer for the plant breeding software E-Brida.
The International Seed Federation World Seed Congress (ISF WSC) will be held in Budapest, Hungary this year. More than 1000 seed industry professionals are expected to gather to discuss the global issues facing the seed industry, and to connect with industry relations.
Behind the scenes our programmers are working hard to make sure you can do your observations while working offline in the field on an Apple device, just like in our current Android app. We are currently supporting Apple devices while working online, with this new app you can also do this offline. The observation app […]
At Agri Information Partners our core business is providing ready-made and tailor-made software solutions for companies in the agri-food industry (specifically breeding companies). Especially on the breeding side of things, due to wider spread use of advanced technologies, data density and data volume are rapidly increasing. To keep up with this trend, here at Agri […]
On April 6th Agri Information Partners hosted the “Breeding Information Seminar 2017.” The core focus of this seminar was data streams in the plant breeding industry, with two main topics.
Ball Horticulture is one of the largest ornamental breeding companies in the world. Research Director Matt Kramer recently signed a contract that covers the full implementation of the E-Brida plant breeding software amongst breeders in The Netherlands and the United States.
KP Holland opts for E-Brida. E-Brida will support the Breeding activities of KP Holland in the coming months. See more at KP Holland: ”KP Holland is a breeder, propagator and grower of flowering pot plants. We specialise in Curcuma, Kalanchoë and Spathiphyllum.”
We are proud to announce our new Mercado module Variety Trials for plants. Variety trials facilitates planning and execution of Variety Trials. It provides: Trial design – Select a trial location, add your trial material and generate barcodes or QR tags for easy identification of material in a trial Observation rounds – Create one or more observation […]