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German Seed Alliance – A One-Stop Solution

The German Seed Alliance (GSA) is seated in Cologne. It has been founded in 2008 as a joint venture of several German plant breeding companies. GSA provides a comprehensive product range of inno­vative plant varieties to its agricultural customers.

The German Seed Alliance pools a variety of activities of its share­holders – research, breeding, seed production and sales. The empha­sis is on the coordination of research, the development of joint bree­ding programmes for foreign markets and on the opening up of these new markets. Currently, GSA focuses on research activities as well as the breeding and distribution of premium varieties in Russia.

Quality seeds are a key commodity in agriculture: the key to cost savings and to yield stability. For this reason, GSA provides a comprehensive system of high quality products and services – from the crossing of plant varieties to the delivery of the seeds to the farmer.

A farmer using the competent service and the customized counselling provided by GSA is guaranteed to find plant varieties and seeds of GSA and/or its shareholders for successful cultivation in the complete crop rotation cycle.

The philosophy of German Seed Alliance:
  • Up to date research strategies
  • Sustainable success in breeding
  • Wide portfolio of premium seed
  • Innovative plant varieties for the entire cropping sequence
  • Best counselling services to ensure profitable crop production

More than 200 plant varieties for Russia

Russia is an important market with high potential for GSA. Russia has a multitude of different growing regions for which a wide selection of suitably adapted plant varieties is needed.

Customers profit from the shareholders’ and sales partners’ expertise that gives them direct and individual access to crop-specific first-hand knowledge on plant varieties, crop management, processing and marketing aspects.

The sales partners:

have pooled their quality seeds to a one-stop portfolio of premium seeds for almost the entire cropping sequence, distributed via the GSA subsidiary OOO German Seed Alliance Russ.

German Seed Alliance has listed more than 220 plant varieties in Russia, which places it as the number one supplier of non-domestic plant varieties in Russia. On the basis of this broad selection of plant varieties, GSA can offer tailor-made solutions for farmers and the agribusiness from the Black Sea region to Vladivostok on the Pacific Ocean.

The German Seed Alliance supplies farmers with seeds of the following crops

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