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Fenix presents the new 2021 professional seeds catalog

The Sicilian seed company Fenix is proud to present the new 2021 professional seeds catalog.

The first section of the new catalog is dedicated to basil, due to its relevance and the many varieties available that are suitable to satisfy every possible company need.

Between the hybrids of basil you will find specifically Downy-mildew and Fusarium resistant varieties: Prospera F1, suitable for fresh-cut on greenhouse and open field, Basilio F1 and Gervaso F1, designed to produce pots.

Gervaso F1 and Basilio F1 represent an absolute news on the market, considering that they are the first two hybrids specifically designed to make pots which show a true resistance against basil Downy-mildew.

The 2021 Catalog includes a new section dedicated to cabbage and that’s because Fenix is increasingly more present in the centre and north of Italy where this species is widely diffused.

As it was in the last editions, the 2021 Catalog offers a large section on eggplant, tomato and watermelon rootstocks with the integration of two new hybrids for pepper: FX 1575 F1, intra-specific hybrid for spring transplants that gives a good balance to the plant and FX 1576 F1, intra-specific hybrid for Autumn-Winter transplants that allows the plant to overcome seasonal stress nicely, with a positive influence on the quality of fruit.

The integration of the rootstock section is enriched with the hybrid melon FX 1891 F1 which guarantees a nice connection with the nest while keeping the correct size of fruits and avoiding cracking phenomena, without affecting any organoleptic features.

Within the tomato section you will find several news about cherry tomatoes, midi-plum and cluster-typology like FX 1648 which presents itself with a vigorous plant and an interesting resistance feedback to some new Tobamoviruses.

Moreover, you will find an entire section dedicated to specialties like FX 1622 F1, tomato hybrid suitable for Autumn-Winter transplants with an innovative shape; FX 1637 F1, a unique hybrid within its genre for its innovative gold (yellow-green) color and FX 1548 F1, a new determinate mini-plum tomato which is suitable both for the fresh market and processing.

Kendall F1 – elegance and yield, also during Sicilian hot summers.

The 2021 Catalog is rich of details and products like the very sweet mini-plum Miele, suitable for Autumn-Winter transplants and the super-productive Kendall for Spring-Summer cycles. They are both characterized by very high resistance levels against pathogens. In addition, it is possible to find other rootstocks like Rootpower, which guarantees a long productive cycle with a balanced plant and Securforce which maintains the original organoleptic features of fruits.

Miele F1- Mini-plum Miele F1, It is increasingly more spread and appreciated thanks to its organoleptic features.

This is a Catalog that aims both on new varieties and Fenix already excellent and established products.

Fenix paid always attention to the quality and health of seeds that it introduces on the market. In fact, each single Fenix seed is commercialized under strong tracking protocols and it is certified in the respect of the current European law.

It will be possible to consult and download details about technical and informative material throughout the product sheets that are available on Fenix official website.

Tap here to download the digital version of the catalog.

Please, consult our webpage to get a correct interpretation of resistance and tolerance terms

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Israel announces creation of global seed company

Two Israeli seed producers, Nirit Seeds and TomaTech, have joined forces to create Israel’s largest vegetable seed company. This synergy will enable unique seed breeding research and development that will accelerate the company’s growth in the international seed markets.

Upon completion of the merger, the company will have more than 80 employees worldwide, including molecular biologists, breeders, agronomists, and others.
The company will improve its breeding activities in Israel, Spain, Mexico and Italy, as well as significantly expand its representation in the Netherlands and North America, with a particular focus on growing vegetables in high-tech greenhouses.

Nirit Seeds is one of the most successful internationally traded tomato and pepper seed producers, investing in the development of revolutionary genetic technologies. TomaTech is one of the leading tomato seed companies in Israel, developing premium varieties, including those resistant to the dangerous Tomato Brown Ruffle Virus (ToBRFV).

The production of crop seeds is one of the most advanced and high-tech sectors in Israel. According to the Seed Department of the Federation of Israel Chambers of Commerce, seed exports currently generate $200 million in annual revenue. There are about 25 large and medium-sized companies in the local industry.

For reference. According to market research, the global vegetable seed industry is valued at $8 billion a year and is growing at a CAGR of 8%.

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Karachay-Cherkessia became one of the leaders in the production of greenhouse vegetables at the end of 2021


Greenhouse vegetable production in 2021 reached a record 1.4 million tonnes. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the leaders among the regions in this segment are the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, Lipetsk, Moscow, Kaluga, Volgograd, Novosibirsk, Saratov, Chelyabinsk regions, Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories, the Republics of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan. These regions account for more than 60% of the total production in the country. The intensive development of greenhouse projects in our country helps to provide Russians with fresh vegetables all year round. Last year, the harvest in winter greenhouses updated the 2020 record – more than 1.4 million tons of products were received. Including the production of cucumbers amounted to at least 830 thousand tons, and tomatoes – 590 thousand tons. It is expected that by 2025 the volume of vegetable production in year-round greenhouses will be at least 1.6 million tons of vegetables.


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December: Special Year Overview

In 2022, it will be 22 year since the new millennium started. Can’t believe it? Neither can we, but it is true. Before we go there, it is time to reflect on what has happened this year. Over the next couple of weeks, we will look back at 2021 and we will highlight the most important events that impacted the industry.

New greenhouses, events, even a few shows, technical novelties, and all other relevant news will pass by, offering you something other than Covid to talk about during Christmas and New Years’.


Wish your customers Happy Holidays
This special also offers an opportunity to put your company in the spotlight with a banner in this special box. This banner can be booked until December 24 on our newsletters. For more information, feel free to send an email to: 

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