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Record number 441941
Title Vegetable breeding innovation in China and the Netherlands : a study at sectoral, company and project level
Author(s) Liu, Z.
Source University. Promotor(en): Onno Omta; Hans Dons, co-promotor(en): Maarten Jongsma; C.C. Huang. - S.l. : s.n. - ISBN 9789461736536 - 167
Department(s) FBR Fresh Supply Chains
Management Studies
PRI BIOS Applied Metabolic Systems
MGS
Publication type Dissertation, internally prepared
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) zaden - zaadproductie - voedselproductie - groenten - vermeerderingsmateriaal - plantenveredeling - innovaties - productontwikkeling - duurzame landbouw - china - nederland - seeds - seed production - food production - vegetables - propagation materials - plant breeding - innovations - product development - sustainable agriculture - netherlands
Categories Seed Production / Vegetables
Abstract The seed business plays a crucial role at the basis of the food supply chain, and companies which are active in plant breeding and production and sales of seeds are embedded in a competitive environment. They continuously face challenges to develop higher yielding varieties with better or new qualities, optimized for sustainable production under a wide variety of growing conditions. To meet those challenges innovation through R&D is extremely important. For this study, I chose the vegetable breeding industry as the subject of this research and focused on two similar business sectors in two different parts of the world, China and the Netherlands.
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