Plant Breeding

Elsoms role for Paul Taylor

Elsoms Seeds has appointed Paul Taylor as its head of agriculture, a vacancy created by the creation of a new business development team under Adrian Hayler at the Spalding-based independent plant breeder. Mr Taylor recently retired from Agrii where he had spent the...

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Sam Brooke to lead the BSPB

The British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB) has appointed Samantha Brooke as its new chief executive effective from July 1st. She succeeds Dr Penny Maplestone, who left the BSPB after 22 years – the last 16 as chief executive – last month to set up her own garden...

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