Varietal Innovation

Kissabel®

DALIVAL SAS

Dalival is not only a nursery supplying fruit plants to fruit tree growers but is active, internationally, for the creation and selection of apple, pear and stone fruit varieties thanks to IFO, its R&D station. Among its major breeding projects, IFO has been working for more than 30 years on cross-pollinating and selecting red-fleshed apple varieties with...
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2022 SIVAL Gold medal winner

JEANNETTE – CHESTNUT VARIETY

Invenio - INRAE - CTIFL

Jeannette is an early variety with an attractive fruit that is easy to peel and has a high taste value, making it possible to combine pleasure and practicality. Its attractive mahogany colour, its good size and its chestnut character make it a really interesting variety for the fresh product market and especially for roasted chestnuts. For orchards, the tree has...
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2022 SIVAL Silver medal winner

MIA P.V.R. AND MANERA P.V.R. APRICOT TREES

DALIVAL SAS

The main obstacles to the cultivation of apricots north of the Loire river are, on the one hand, the early flowering date of the apricot and, on the other hand, the susceptibility to diseases such as bacterial blight and moniliosis, which are closely linked to the cold and wet climatic conditions of these regions. For 15 years, the Swiss research station of...
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2022 SIVAL Bronze medal winner

RED CRUSH® LETTUCE

GAUTIER SEMENCES

Red Crush® is the brand name of the first lettuces that are red to the core, and is a major innovation in the world of lettuces. The objective of this project was to boost the lettuce market by responding to current consumer trends: colour brings attractiveness and pleasure to the plate, and easy-to-prepare lettuce types are popular with consumers. Until...
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2022 SIVAL Bronze medal winner

ISTEM® STEM CABBAGE

Syngenta - Semences Potagères

iStem is an innovation in cauliflower. Never before has there been a mini cauliflower on a stem. This allows for a new taste experience with the nut-tasting stem and the sweet tasting mini head. - With iStem, portions can be made smaller to meet the new consumption trends and all types of households. It also avoids food waste compared to a classic...
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Nominated for SIVAL INNOVATION 2022

SHALLOTS FOR SOWING, INNOVATOR F1

Bejo Graines France

The first shallot for sowing with high resistance to mildew (HR: Peronospora destructor). Innovator F1 is a hybrid variety with an elongated shape, copper colour and pink flesh. Suitable for long storage, it is ideal for the fresh market and the industry. Mildew is present in most shallot producing regions. It occurs mainly in wet and cool weather and impacts...
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Nominated for SIVAL INNOVATION 2022

Cucumber Georgia

Bayer Seeds SAS

Georgia: endurance, yield and confidence Georgia is a summer and autumn cucumber variety with intermediate resistance to CGMMV and is adapted to traditional and high wire crops. The plant, the fruit: - A high yield potential combined with one of the best behaviours against CGMMV on the market - A medium to strong vigour, ideal for summer and autumn...
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Nominated for SIVAL INNOVATION 2022

FORTILARGERO® F1 basil

Graines VOLTZ - VOLTZ Maraîchage

FORTILARGERO® F1 basil is a Genovese type and aroma basil variety with a high tolerance to the various mildew races present in France. At the heart of the season, this high tolerance enables it to avoid developing the brownish spots symptomatic of the disease and which prevent the product from being marketed. This high tolerance to the disease therefore gives...
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Nominated for SIVAL INNOVATION 2022

Wildfire® RKD apple

ESCANDE PLANTS SARL

The Wildfire® RKD apple is a very early gala. It differs from other apples in that it ripens 18 to 22 days earlier than conventional galas. The bright and intense red, washed and streaked fruit is very attractive. Its sweetness and juiciness make it a very promising apple. This mutant originated in Washington State, USA. RICHARD CALLAHAN, a US citizen,...
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Nominated for SIVAL INNOVATION 2022

Damaress Tomato

Bayer

Damaress is a cluster tomato with a deep red colour both inside and outside, belonging to the 'FULLRED' programme. FULLRED is the new De Ruiter range of varieties with deep red fruit inside and out. The dark red double colour makes the FULLRED tomato more attractive to consumers, both on the shelves or sliced on a plate. FULLRED is part of De Ruiter's added...
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Nominated for SIVAL INNOVATION 2022