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Ukrainian Scientific Institute of Plant Breeding (VNIS)

“Ukrainian Scientific Institute of Plant Breeding” (VNIS) is the leading plant breeding company in Ukraine, which specializes in the creation and production of major crops’ seeds. The company is based on the hard work of the Ukrainian geneticist’ and breeders’ family named Parii. Over the years, VNIS company has proven itself as a reliable partner in high quality seed material among the farmers, that is a guarantee of high and stable yields.

The key areas of VNIS’s activity are plant breeding and production of the seeds of high-yield sunflower, maize and oilseed rape hybrids. Also, the company product range is presented by varieties of its own wheat, spelt, triticale, rye, barley, and legume crops.

Significant advantages of VNIS’s brand seeds are its’ compliance with international standards of quality, high adaptability of hybrids and varieties that satisfies the most demanding agrarians’ needs, as well as optimal price and quality combination.

Всеукраїнський науковий інститут селекції (ВНІС) – провідна селекційна компанія України, яка спеціалізується на створенні та виробництві насіння основних сільськогосподарських культур. В основу компанії покладена наполеглива праця сім’ї українських генетиків-селекціонерів Паріїв. За роки існування компанія ВНІС зарекомендувала себе серед аграріїв, як надійний партнер з

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This webinar series on climate smart agriculture innovation aims to explore, identify and encourage research and development collaboration between Dutch and Indian partners. The first three webinars focus on breeding, remote sensing, and water and soil. »

This working paper aims to propose an agenda for supporting sustainable development of seed systems in two sub-Saharan countries, Kenya and Mali, based on the experiences and insight of seed system actors who contribute to various functions and operate at different scales. »

This journal is a special edition centred around the question: How do small-scale farmers from Africa and Asia come upon good quality seeds, and what problems do they face in the process. Policymakers, development workers, farmers and private companies are consulted to answer this question. »

This PhD dissertation is a study of the relationship between plant breeders’ rights on the one hand and access to seed and planting material for smallholder farmers in Kenya on the other hand. Access to seeds invariably affects food availability and security and ultimately, the right to food. »

This article explores the role of international agricultural research when research and development have shifted to the private sector. Results show that as the role of the private sector in vegetable breeding increased, and with it the share of hybrids in the market, the role of international agricultural research shifted from the provision of ready-made varieties to the provision of specific resistance traits. »

This action plan brief illustrates the type of strategic knowledge sharing in gender research, with the example of the integration of gender into animal and plant breeding. Many breeders in CGIAR are aware of how gender differences can influence variety adoption and the impact of plant and animal breeding programs. »

seed breeding This webinar series on climate smart agriculture innovation aims to explore, identify and encourage research and development collaboration between Dutch and Indian partners. The