LMV INDEXED LETTUCE
NPS is proud to offer lettuce seed multiplication that guarantees freedom from lettuce Mosaic Virus( LMV). Careful attention to detail, experienced rogueing crews, field isolation and an ideal climate combine to enable the production of lettuce seed free from LMV.
As the first step in this process, it is important that the stocked supplied for multiplication is free of LMV and the only stock seed that is free from LMV can be accepted for these productions.
NPS understands that not all markets require lettuce seed that is guaranteed free of LMV. NPS has is a proud producer of high quality “conventional” lettuce seed. Whilst freedom from LMV is not a major consideration for this market, NPS understands that high-quality germination, purity and varietal control are still important. We are proud to offer reliable products of high quality.
NPS produces a range of other specialist leafy crops for seed including Salad Arugula, Mustard, Mizuna and Basil
NPS has significant experience with organic seed production and is fully accredited under the CCOF scheme. We produce certified organic lettuce seed as well as other leafy crops. The hot dry conditions of California’s central valley make it the ideal location for the production of high-quality organic seeds of high germination and low disease pressure.