In the breeding and development process agro-TIP is focusing mainly on heat tolerant Broccoli Hybrids
both for “hot and dry” and “hot and humid” growing condition. Always considering main market supply
Some characteristics are not negotiable and valid across the globe under any growing conditions and -period. They are of main interest for the daily work in the field and in the subsequent supply chain. Nevertheless, market requirements sometimes vary in details and reflect the challenges in plant breeding.
Among all vegetable species Broccoli is known as one of the healthiest with very high content of anti-carcinogenic ingredients such as Sulphoraphan. These ingredients are worth to be considered in the breeding process and to make it available to everybody in this way.