July 16, 2000

Earmarked for Extinction?

Seminis Eliminates 2,000 Varieties

Seminis, the world s largest vegetable seed corporation, announced that it would eliminate 2,000 varieties or 25% of its total product line as a cost-cutting measure. Seed industry consolidation is dramatically narrowing the availability of non-hybrid vegetable varieties and a wealth of seed diversity is being lost forever.

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