BIOTEK Agriculture has wide geographical coverage with facilities in:
– Europe: France, Spain, UK, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Ukraine.
France – 12 test sites and/or experimental units are located in the major agricultural regions to allow us to test products and crops in all climatic conditions.
Test sites are located at: Agen, Amiens, Angers, Chalon-sur-Saone, Chartres, Nimes, Poitiers, Rennes, Troyes, Lannion
UK – BIOTEK Agriculture UK is located in Bottesford near Nottingham. Trials are conducted on all main crops including: wheat, barley, oilseed rape, potatoes, sugar beet, peas, beans, maize, turf, fruit and vegetables.
Spain – BIOTEK Agriculture España S.L opened its first office in Spain at 2008, in Murcia, in the South-East of Spain, one of the most important and modern areas for agriculture. There are now two more field offices in Almeria (South, protected crops) and Vitoria (North).
The Headquarters in Murcia and the field offices are GEP and also GLP accredited and offer field studies in the following crops :
- Murcia: open field and protected vegetables, fruit trees, vine grapes and table grapes, cotton, poppy, sunflower, potatoes, maize, cereals, rice, citrus.
- Vitoria: cereals, vine grapes, open field vegetables, fruit trees, oilseed rape, legumes, potatoes, maize, sugar beet, sunflower.
- Almeria): protected vegetables, citrus, sub-tropical crops (avocado pear tree, custard apple, mango, Loquat), strawberries, raspberries, cotton, olives, cereals
Poland – BIOTEK Agriculture Polska is located in Gac near Olawa in the southwest of Poland. The most important crops are grains, of which the highest yields come from wheat, rye, barley, and oats. Other major crops are apples, potatoes, oilseed rape, sugar beet, fodder crops, flax, hops, and other fruit.
All major pests, diseases and weeds can be found near the station.
Hungary – BIOTEK Agriculture Hungary is located in Csömör, just north-east of Budapest.
The main arable crops are: wheat, barley, maize, oil rape, sunflower, triticale, lucerne hay, and sugar beet.
The area is also rich in fruit including: apples, plums, sour cherries, apricots, peaches, and wine grapes.
The vegetables include: potatoes, onions, carrots, tomatoes, white paprika, watermelon, and green peas.
We offer trials against these main weeds, diseases and insects:
Romania – BIOTEK Agriculture Romania is located in Arad in the North of the country. There are also offices in à Solobozia / Tanderei in the South. Created in 2002, BIOTEK Agriculture Romania obtained GEP certification in 2013
Romania is divided to 4 main agricultural regions:
1. North-West and Centre
2. North-East and South-East
3. Ilfov county and South-Muntenia
4. South-West Oltenia and the West
Ukraine – BIOTEK Agriculture Ukraine is located at Ternopil and contribute to the increase in profitability and improvement of the quality of the agricultural production. BIOTEK Agriculture Ukraine coordinates and conducts variety trials on a variety of crops including: straw cereals, maize, oilseed rape and sunflower.
Italy – BIOTEK Agriculture Italy is located in the Veneto region, near Verona in north-central Italy (between Milan and Venice). This area provides the highest agricultural production in Italy.
Vine and tree crops are the most prevalent crops.