KWS –corn breeding with speed
KWS has built up one of the biggest corn breeding test programs in China with more than 90 different locations for corn breeding purposes and around 100.000 plots throughout China.
- Today KWS is one of the companies with the most intensive activities and highest investments in corn breeding in China. KWS also has been breeding corn crops for temperate climates in Europe, North America, South America and other East Asia countries. This includes all the relevant usages: grain corn, silage corn or corn for the ethanol and methane production.
- KWS has focus on Innovative breeding technology. Our scientific technologies that are used for breeding are always state of the art. KWS is the worldwide leader in using the Doubled-Haploid Technology. With this approach we can produce pure parent lines in one year, compared to three to five years when conventional methods are used. This significantly speeds up the corn breeding process and gives us more opportunities to achieve greater yield potential.†