Hybrid Rye Breeding Progress

In the age of climate change, the future growth drivers will not be as much fertilisation intensity, plant protection or agricultural machinery but more plant breeding and digitalisation. Especially in regard to rye cultivation breeding new high yielding varieties is the most important factor influencing yield, efficiency and profitability. Hybrid rye breeding is a success […]

Markets & Market Development

In terms of area under cultivation rye plays a minor role compared to wheat, maize and rice. Crop production statistics show that rye, which is cultivated on two million hectares across Europe, only takes up about 3 % of the cultivated area. The largest rye producers are Germany, Poland and Russia. The proportion of hybrid rye […]