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Read More Bruno Nebelung GmbH

The company Bruno Nebelung is a traditional family company which for more than eight decades produce Seeds, Bulbs,
Grass seed and pro-line plants for the landscaping trade.

Among the brands Kiepenkerl, Pegasus and Majestic , we offer our customers an innovative and wide product range, which are among the most famous garden brands in Germany. We supply our products throughout Europe. A comprehensive marketing and customer service completes our offer.

It is our top priority to satisfy our customers and to preserve the trust placed in us. So we offer highly germinable seed varieties and excellent quality. We place special emphasis on flavor, vigor and flowering. In the modern plant breeding and Information Center “Kaldenhof” in Munich, we carefully examined each year a variety of vegetable, herb and flower varieties. Our range includes top selections from around the world including international award-winning varieties of flowers.

Quality Growers of: Grass seed, Finish/turf. and extensive collection of bulbs:
Allium, Anemone, Chionodoxa, Colchicum, Corydalis, Crocus, Eranthis, Eremurus, Frittilaria, Galanthus, Hyacinthoides
Hyacinthus, Iris, Leucojum, Lilium, Muscari, Narcissus, Ornithogalum, Oxalis, Puschkinia, Ranunculus, Scilla, Tulipa
Bulb mixtures, Wild flowers and herbs, habitat mixtures, Field Crops and Pasture mixtures


A Passion for Breeding
To meet the needs of our ever changing industry, a team of nearly 160 highly qualified staff work to achieve the highest standards of excellence in breeding, seed technology, production, customer service and delivery.

For 168 years, Benary’s breeding activities have developed some of the leading annuals, perennials, potted flowering plants and cut flowers. Known worldwide as a leader in Begonias, both tuberous and fibrous, Benary’s wide assortment of more than 900 items includes some of the industries’ most sought after varieties in Celosia, Pansy, Pentas and Rudbeckia, to name just a few. Our long histroy as a family owned business has allowed us to live our passion for breeding and focus on the time honored traditions of beauty this industry has given.

Our professional quality products are offered to growers through a wide network of distributors and brokers around the world. Benary maintains plant breeding stations in Germany, Austria and Netherlands. An in-house in vitro laboratory also supports the work of the plant breeders.

The following items are the primary focus of our breeding activities:
Pansies, Impatiens, Petunia, Rudbeckia, Tagetes and FastraX-Perennials.

Among the company’s best-known specialties are the famous tuberous and fibrous begonias which the company started to breed as far back as the 19th century.
Today the Benary product range is comprised of some 2000 items, including 190 F1 hybrids in 15 different genera and species.
The primary business of the company is seed-grown varieties of

Bedding plants, plants for window and patio planters, f. ex. Fibrous begonia ‘Sprint’, Pansies (Viola wittrockiana) ‘Fama’® and ‘Fancy’, Impatiens walleriana ‘Candy’®, Rudbeckia hirta ‘Toto’®, Lobelia speciosa ‘Fan’®

Perennials, f. ex. FastraX Perennials with Delphinium grandiflorum ‘Summer Blues’® and Campanulas carpatica ‘Pearl’, Aquilegias flabellata ‘Cameo’, hybrida ‘Spring Magic’®, caerulea ‘Music’

Pot plants, f. ex. Calceolaria herbeohybrida ‘Cinderella’ or Campanula carpatica ‘Pearl’ and ‘Clips’®

Cutflowers, f. ex. Lobelia speciosa ‘Fan’®, a big Cut-Aster-Program, Helenium autumnale ‘Helena’, Myosotis sylvatica ‘Deep Blue Tower’

Every year we put about twenty new items on the market that can be complete series of a species or additional new varieties to already existing cultivar.

Ernst Benary Samenzucht GmbH
Postfach 1127
34331 Hann. Muenden

USA and CanadaErnst Benary of Amercia Inc.
2759 Wagner Court, Suite C
DeKalb, IL 60115-8609 USAContact form

Three spheres of activity, three expertises, three companies that join forces. Exactly that is the Beekenkamp Group. A family business consisting of Beekenkamp Plants, vegetables & ornamentals, Beekenkamp Verpakkingen (Packaging) and Deliflor Chrysanten (Chrysanthemums).

For over 55 years, Beekenkamp Plants – Vegetables exclusively focuses on cultivation and sales of young vegetable plants in pressed pots, rockwool and trays.

Every year, over 550 million young plants of as much as 1500 different leaf, brassica and fruit-bearing crops find their way via Beekenkamp Plants – Vegetables to professional greenhouse and outdoor growers all over Europe. The company is synonymous with disease-free, strong plants with a well developed root system.

Here are some of the vegetables seeds produced.

  • Tomatoes, Cucumber,Paprika, Pepper, Aubergine, Courgette/Zucchini, Melon
  • Greenhouse, Outdoor, Iceberg , Romaine, Lamb’s, and Batavia lettuce
    • Endive, Radicchio rosso, Sugar loaf, Stick celery, Leaf celery, Parsley
    • Herbs - Other heart and loose-leaf lettuce varieties
Beekenkamp Plants B.V.
Korte Kruisweg 141
2676 BS Maasdijk

Beekenkamp Verpakkingen B.V.
Korte Kruisweg 157
2676 BS Maasdijk

Deliflor Chrysanten B.V.
Korte Kruisweg 163
2676 BS Maasdijk

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ASUSA SPIKE SEEDS, INC. The first officiall seed company registered in the European flower breeding selection Association (FLEUROSELECT), a member of the American Horticultural selection (A, the LL-AMERICA, SELECTIONS) participating members. This annual meeting, the annual field trials, the combination of Pack Trials and a visit to the latest flower varieties data access to the world Europe, the United States and Asia, the main breeding companies, as well as varieties to provide the world’s Chinese-speaking world the latest flowers news.

The Company Thanks to the support of Germany, the United States, Britain, Japan, the Netherlands, France, Italy and many other seed company, that had become the sales agent of the world’s Chinese-speaking leading flower seed company, makes the professional producers through The Company continues to get the latest varieties.

The Company has also invested heavily in the establishment of seed management center proper storage and transportation of seed, in order to protect the quality of the seed, and provide the professional production of home improvement services.

In the 21st century Chinese economic take-off, the improvement of people’s material life, spiritual life also needs to improve Looking at the advanced countries committed to the flowers to beautify the living environment for the intentions of the other hand, we should catch up, willing the Company’s efforts and services for Chinese-speaking world to bring another round of America’s message, like the advanced countries, the people’s quality of life, can the United States into the life cycles of the Chinese.


Read More Agbina Seeds

Agbina – the best seeds from Russia and over the world!

The Agbina Company was founded in 1991. The primary direction of our activity is production, promotion and selling seeds of trees, shrubs, flowers both cultivated and wild; lawn grasses; palm; cycads, cactuses and succulents; medicinal plants, carnation’s cuttings…

We are practicing exchange of seeds with botanical gardens all over the world

Mailing address:
Agbina, ul.Severnaja 8, 141071, Korolev, Moscow region, Russia

ABZ Seeds is a company concentrating on the breeding of F1 hybrid strawberry varieties, propagated by seed. We work hard to make our strawberry varieties with an excellent flavor. We also work on strawberry varieties with flowers that differ in color, shape and size. ABZ Seeds offers tailor-made strawberry varieties for strawberry growers, bedding plant growers and amateur growers. We are located in Holland.

Seed propagated F1 hybrid strawberry varieties, with pronounced flavour, easy to grow under different conditions of soil, climate and seasons.

ABZ Seeds offers tailor-made strawberry varieties for strawberry growers, bedding plant growers and amateur growers. We are located in Holland.

Our varieties are available in many countries worldwide. Please contact your local seed supplier or plant supplier. You may find their addresses together with the variety descriptions.

Fleuroselect, the International Ornamentals Organisation is proud to announce that its FleuroStar for 2011/12 goes to the garden strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) ‘Toscana’ bred by ABZ Seeds

The winner was announced at the Annual Fleuroselect Gala dinner in Schloss Nordkirchen, Germany on Friday 22nd July with ‘Toscana’ breeder, ABZ Seeds’ owner Gé Bentvelsen picking up the trophy from Fleuroselect President Nils Klemm of Selecta Klemm and Jan Sijm of Hem Genetics, Chairman of the evaluation committee.

The FleuroStar Contest is held annually during the FlowerTrials® week in June in the Netherlands and Germany. Thirty judges from a cross-section of the industry including journalists, breeders, growers and retailers are challenged to choose the bedding plant with the most ‘wow’ appeal at the all-important point of sale. This year Fragaria ‘Toscana’ with decorative, dark pink blossoms and striking cone-shaped fruit stood out as the favourite from the 6 top entries, which were exhibited in highly distinctive displays at 8 Fleuroselect member locations. (Benary, Combinations, Dümmen, Fides, Florensis, PanAmericanSeed/Kieft-Pro-Seeds, Sakata, Syngenta Flowers). Judges noted that edible ornamentals are trendy and this stunning example has huge commercial potential making it an absolute winner.

‘Toscana’ is a real eye-catcher in patio planters, window boxes and beds. The variety forms attractive fruiting and flowering runners and can yield up to 1 kg of fruit for the Hobby Gardener. The seedlings are very economical and environmentally friendly to produce with excellent, uniform germination. Fragaria ‘Toscana’ is distributed in Europe by: Volmary, Bruno Nebelung, Florensis, Graines Voltz, Ball Colegrave and Combinations.

Contact for technical questions:

ABZ Seeds
Vleetweg 12
1619 PR Andijk


Read More Entomological Society of America (ESA)

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and people in related disciplines. Founded in 1889, ESA has more than 6,400 members affiliated with educational institutions, health agencies, private industry, and government. Members are researchers, teachers,extension service personnel, administrators, marketing representatives,research technicians, consultants, students, and hobbyists.

ESA is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit professional society governed by a board comprised of members. The Headquarters office is located in Lanham, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C.

ESA offers journals that provide unsurpassed coverage of the broad science of entomology. The Society publishes five internationally acclaimed scientific journals, an annual comprehensive collection of short reports on preliminary and routine screening tests for the management of arthropod pests, and American Entomologist, a colorful, quarterly magazine.

The premier event of the Society is its Annual Meeting. Each year approximately 3,000 entomologists and other scientists gather to exchange scientific information. A program of symposia, conferences, submitted papers, and continuing education seminars provides attendees the opportunity to hear and present research results. The meeting also provides a chance to interact informally with peers and prospective employers.

Additionally, ESA offers employment opportunities on our website from a wide range of institutions and companies employing entomologists and individuals in related fields. Also, a Career Center is operated at the Annual Meeting.

These and many other benefits and services make ESA membership valued by entomologists throughout the world.
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American Entomologist

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Lanham, MD 20706-4876
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