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business ever since. Even as a worldwide enterprise, we still cherish the traditional values that Pop built his success on. Our breeding company stands for quality, reliability, flexibility and, above all, love for our products. We are committed to our clients, we listen carefully to their needs and requirements and provide them with tailor-made advice. Pop Vriend Seeds is a flexible, lean-thinking company which delivers promptly and reacts quickly and effectively.

Pop Vriend Seeds: top quality seeds for excellent vegetables

Our seeds... the roots to your success!

Beans, spinach, sweet corn, Swiss chard ... the vegetables our clients sell or process are, without

Close to the Market Our clients will find a wide range of high-quality vegetable seeds at Pop Vriend Seeds, all protected by breeders’ rights. We have a leading position in beans, spinach and sweet corn. Pop Vriend Seeds has a fully-staffed breeding department that works in close co-operation with our clients to develop innovative and marketable varieties suited to specific regions, climatic conditions and available growing techniques. Varieties that resist local diseases, correspond with the characteristics our clients need and are fully adapted to the specific market requirements.

exception, tasty and high-quality. Their secret? Pop Vriend Seeds. Fresh market growers and processing companies around the world choose Pop Vriend Seeds.

Top Quality Pop Vriend sets its standards high. We carefully control our worldwide seed production. We use up-to-date scientific methods to improve plant characteristics and we invest heavily in research. Not only to develop new and unique varieties, but also to secure the characteristics of the varieties we developed earlier, including our ‘best sellers’. Our experts breed and select varieties under local conditions in the large-scale production facilities Pop Vriend Seeds owns in Europe, the USA and Africa. Each year we carry out several hundred tests in our trial fields, enabling us to offer our clients the most suitable varieties for their market purposes.

And no wonder: our seeds are the roots of their success.

Worldwide Seed Supplier Pop Vriend is one of the world’s top seed suppliers. We sell seeds in more than 60 countries worldwide. We are proud to say that many top brands in the vegetable producing sector use our seeds. We provide innovative seed varieties developed in close partnership with the major processors in Europe, America and Australasia. Tasty vegetables, canned or frozen, all started as seeds cultivated and distributed by Pop Vriend Seeds. Thanks to our excellent hybrid spinach program, for instance, we supply all the major baby leaf producers in the USA and Europe and the processing industry.

That’s Pop Vriend Service Here at Pop Vriend Seeds we love our work and our products. With care, patience and a lot of expertise we develop new varieties that are even better suited to our clients’ needs. We emphatically reject the use of genetic engineering techniques in our breeding programme. Pop Vriend Seeds is an independent company in the best Dutch tradition of classic seed breeding. We intend to continue playing our leading role in the vegetable seed branch by producing well-adapted seeds with excellent taste, yield and resistance.

Family Business Pop Vriend, a seed man through and through, founded the company in 1956. Pop Vriend Seeds has been a family

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Technical Specifications Hybrid Spinach Variety

Type

Growth

Bolting

Downy Mildew Resistance Pfs 1-7

Pfs 8

Pfs 9

HR

HR

Pfs 10

Baby Leaf

Pfs 11

Pfs 12

Pfs 13

Pfs 14

HR

HR

HR

HR

Bunching

Processing

Ÿ

Ÿ Ÿ

POH-0431/Timpani

Oriental

9

3

HR

Nile

Oriental

9

2

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

PV-9210

Oriental

9

3

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Harp

Oriental

8

3

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

PV-1367

Oriental

8

3

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

PV-1369

Oriental

7

4

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

POH-0438

Oriental

7

4

HR

HR

HR

HR

PV-8178

Oriental

3

8

HR

HR

HR

HR

PV-9263/Castanet

Smooth

9

3

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR HR

HR

Ÿ Ÿ HR

PV-1375/Bassoon

Smooth

9

4

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Smooth

8

4

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ohio

Smooth

8

6

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Hudson

Smooth

8

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Smooth

7

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

IR

Amazon

Smooth

7

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

PV-1372

Misano

HR

Ÿ

HR HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ Ÿ

PV-1349/Cornet

Smooth

7

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

PV-1350/Cymbal

Smooth

7

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Violin

Smooth

7

6

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Trumpet

Smooth

6

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Piano

Smooth

5

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

HR

Clarinet

Smooth

5

8

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Mississippi

Smooth

5

8

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

PV-1385

Smooth

4

8

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ Ÿ

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

HR

HR

PV-2395

Smooth

4

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Cello

Smooth

4

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Guitar

Smooth

3

8

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Celesta

Smooth

3

7

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Monza

Smooth

3

8

HR

IR

HR

IR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Trombone

Smooth

3

9

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

PV-1388

Smooth

2

8

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Tasman

Semi Savoy

8

4

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

PV-9262/Bongo

Semi Savoy

8

4

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Carmel

Semi Savoy

8

5

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Stanton

Semi Savoy

7

6

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

HR

Banjo

Semi Savoy

7

6

HR

HR

HR

HR

Semi Savoy

7

3

HR

HR

HR

HR

Tambourine

Semi Savoy

4

6

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Mandolin

Savoy

4

6

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

HR

Downy Mildew

1 = Slow Growth; 9 = Fast Growth 1 = Low Resistance against Bolting; 9 = Very Slow Bolting HR High / Standard Resistance IR Moderate / Intermediate Resistance

HR

Ÿ

HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

HR

Ashley

Growth Bolting

HR

HR

HR HR HR

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Ÿ

Figures in this brochure are based on the average results of large scale spinach plantings under European conditions and may vary with microclimate and soil structure.

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Pop Vriend Seeds B.V. P.O. Box 5 1619 ZG Andijk The Netherlands phone +31 228 591462 fax +31 228 593354 info@popvriendseeds.nl www.popvriendseeds.com

Our seeds... the roots to your success!


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