Kenwo#3, bred by KWS, got national registration recently. This is the first KWS variety which gets national registration. † Kenwo#3 is an early maturing variety with tough stalk, strong young development and good standing power as well as comparatively high disease resistance. It needs 119.5 days on average to mature in early corn area in Northeast and North China, which is similar as Zhedan 37. † Kenwo#3 is recommended to plant in the third temperature zone in Heilongjiang, Xing’an Meng, Hulun Buir and north of Chifeng in Inner Mongolia as well as the north of Hebei and Shanxi. † This variety will be distributed by KWS JV in China- KENFENG-KWS SEED CO., LTD.
Recently, MOA published “2015†Agricultural dominant varieties and techniques”. Demeiya 1 and KWS2564 bred by our company were still listed. Demeiya 1 is early maturity variety with high yield and grain combined forage usage. KWS2564 is middle-late maturity variety with high disease resistance. Both of them have compact plants, tough stalk, strong root as well as standing power. It is better for them to be planted in high density and harvest by machine. Following texts are quoted from “2015†Agricultural dominant varieties and techniques”: Demeiya 1: suitable region in Heilongjiang third temperature zone (lower half) and forth temperature zone (higher half); GDU≥2200℃†in Inner Mongolia; early maturity zone in Jinlin Yanbian reigon. KWS2564: same cultivation region as SC704 in Xinjiang; Jiuquan, Lanzhou, Wuwei, Pingliang where maize dwarf mosaic virus and head smut don’t occur in Gansu; Huang River irrigation zone in middle part of Ningxia where GDU≥2650℃. † Note:†“Demeiya “† is a trademark of Beidahuang Kenfeng Seed Co. Ltd
The 20th†Harbin Seed Expo was held in Harbin International Exhibition Center in Heilongjiang Province on Nov 6th†– 8th. The important fair is one of the biggest communication platforms of the seed industry in China and also provides excellent opportunities for local as well as international seed merchants and officials to exchange ideas and get latest trends and products as well as set up business connections. KWS SAAT AG Beijing Rep Office took part with a special and well-decorated exhibition booth and promoted KWS history in China with a focus on corn and sugar beet business in Heilongjiang. We also emphasized the cooperation with Beidahuang Kenfeng Seed Co., Ltd in order to boast the future establishment of the Kenfeng-KWS joined venture. After three days of talking, promoting and networking, we got much attention and praise. Furthermore, we were convinced that the fair was a success, since it helped us to improve the brand image of KWS and emphasize the strengths of our businesses in Northeast China.
2014 China International Seed Expo was held in Shenyang International Exhibition Center in Liaoning Province on Sep 18th†– 21th. The important fair provides a good platform for local as well as international seed merchants and officials. Thereby, it makes an important contribution to the continual and successful development of Chinese seed industry. KWS SAAT AG Beijing Rep Office took part with a special and well-decorated exhibition booth and promoted KWS history in China and KWS global business, with a focus on corn and sugar beet business in China. After three days of talking, promoting and networking, we got much attention and praise. Furthermore, we were convinced that the fair was a success, since it helped us to improve the brand image of KWS and emphasize the strengths of our business.
The seventy-fifth ISF Congress which is called Seed Olympic, was held in Qinglong lake Region in Fengtai District, Beijing on May 24th†– 28th. It was the first time for ISF Congress to come to China. The important fair, whose theme was “Small Seed with Big Dream”, makes a significant contribution to the continual and successful development of crop seed industry as well as provides a good platform to seed merchants and officials from all over the word. KWS SAAT AG took part with a fine exhibition booth and promoted KWS values, KWS history in China and global business activity with a focus on corn and sugar beet business in China. After three days of talking, promoting and networking, we got much attention and praise, and we were also convinced that the fair was a success, since it helped us to improve our brand image and let visitors know the strengths of our business.
Seed specialists for farmers
KWS SAAT AG is one of the four world leading plant breeding companies focused on global breeding and distribution in more than 70 countries in the temperate climatic zone.†Our core competence is crop breeding.†We offer specific seeds for every special farming method - from conventional to organic and to genetically modified seeds.†We are committed to promoting sustainable, resource-efficient and ecologically friendly farming with our products. Our commercial activities are defined by responsibility for humankind and nature at all times.
About KWS in China
KWS entered the Chinese seed market already 40 years ago. Until today we have been able to gain comprehensive experience on the Chinese demand for high-quality seeds as well as to get to know Chinese farmer’s needs accurately.