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PEA SEED SPECIALISTS

After very ably representing Crites’s pea programme in England for 26 years, Pat Barber will retire on September 30, 2012. The Crites management and board of directors express their sincere appreciation to Pat for his long, dedicated, and highly effective service to the Company,  and they wish him the very best retirement. The management and…

New cooperation between Strube and Crites Strube distributes Crites Seed

Söllingen (Germany)/Moscow (USA), 22nd November 2013 – The German plant breeding company Strube distributes vining peas from the pea breeding company Crites in Europe. The American breeding company Crites Seed, Inc., located in Idaho (USA), is one of the most important pea breeders in the world. „We are delighted that we have Crites as a…

CRITES SEED, INC. & MAGIC SEED

When it comes to all things Snap Pea, that seed starts with Dr. Calvin Lamborn, known as the breeder of the Sugar Snap Pea. A bona fide pea pioneer, he’s the man who created the first commercial sugar snap pea in 1969. * Food Art’s Article published September ’14 December 2014 Magic Seed and Crites…

PROGENE PLANT RESEARCH

PROGENE PLANT RESEARCH Crites Seed and ProGene Plant Research are pleased to announce the formation of a joint venture chickpea breeding program aimed at developing new chickpea varieties that offer both improved agronomic characteristics for growers and superior quality traits for end users. The program will utilize Crites’s greenhouse and associated research facilities in Moscow,…