US Blueberry Genetics become Global

Oregon Blueberry Farms and Nursery has appointed Global Plant Genetics to manage its blueberry genetics internationally. The company has been breeding blueberries for 16 years. Two high chill varieties, Megasblue and Titanium, will be the first to be developed internationally. “There will be more exciting advanced selections coming through the pipeline shortly”, explained Bob Gabriel, owner of the Oregon based breeding company and nursery.

Rupert Hargreaves of Global Plant Genetics stated, “This is an exciting development in the blueberry world. We have a renowned international presence in the management of Intellectual Property with a strong focus on our blueberry portfolio. The quality of the plant breeding, the commitment of the team at Oregon Blueberry Farms and Nursery, as well as their desire to internationalize their blueberry genetics makes this a perfect combination for our two companies.”

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