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02/09/2014 - SESVanderHave welcomes new research director

We are proud to announce that, as of September 1st Gerhard Steinrücken has joined SESVANDERHAVE. Gerhard has a PhD degree in plant breeding and has a broad experience in breeding and biotechnology. 

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01/09/2014 - SESVanderHave’s Technical Days once again a success

The second edition of sugar beet seed producer SESVanderHave’s Technical Days was held on August 27th and 28th. This two-day scientific conference in Worms, Germany, focused on the impact of nematodes on sugar beet.

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24/06/2014 - SESVanderHave develops ALS-inhibiting herbicides tolerant sugar beet using its own technologie

SESVanderHave, an international market leader in the sugar beet sector, has developed a novel herbicide tolerance trait for sugar beet. This technology has been developed through SESVanderHave’s own R&D pipeline; the trait will give a new option for weed control to farmers around the world.  SESVanderHave’s technology is based on the conventional breeding of sugar beet varieties tolerant to certain ALS‐inhibitors, a class of broad‐spectrum herbicides.


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29/04/2014 - SESVanderHave is investing more than 10 million euro in high-tech research center
SESVanderHave, the global market leader in sugarbeet seed, is investing over 10 million euro in a brand new high-tech research center on the site of the nearby Feed Food Health-site. Through the construction of this center SESVanderHave is raising its R & D capacity to a higher level. 

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07/10/2013 - Cooperation with ESA for video on seed treatment

The European Seed Association (ESA) has recently released a video on the benefits of seed treatment. The video looks at the seed treatment process and includes interviews with several farmers and seed treatment experts.
ESA asked us to cooperate in this video, to share the knowledge and infrastructure of SESVanderHave and its experts. We gladly did, and are very happy with the result, we invite you to take a look at the video!

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18/04/2013 - Nemgenix Pty Ltd and SESVanderHave announced their collaboration to develop a novel nematode resistant trait for sugar beet

Nemgenix Pty Ltd, an international agricultural biotechnology company developing new technologies for the control of plant parasitic nematodes and aphids, and SESVanderHave, a leading sugar beet breeding and marketing company, today announced their collaboration to develop a novel nematode resistant trait for sugar beet to address the needs for a long-term resistance strategy to beet cyst nematodes (BCN).









11/02/2013 - First variety in Germany: VASCO

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