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It begins with the right seed. Welcome to Seed Co, the home of bumper harvests.

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Seed Co varieties combine high yielding ability and good agronomic traits such as drought and disease tolerance, good "stability" across seasons and regions.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can't find the answer you are looking for? We have shared some of our frequently asked questions to help you out.

The difference between OPV and Hybrids lies in the way that the seeds are produced and also in the performance of the resulting plants.

  1. Open-pollination is uncontrolled and unrestricted movement or flow of pollens between individuals and other plants, resulting open-pollinated plants and the resultant seeds are usually more genetically diverse.
  2. Pollination for Hybrid seed production is controlled and the resulting plants and seed are genetically similar. Therefore, hybrid seed will produce uniform plants (e.g. Cabbage, Lettuce etc. or very uniform fruit (e.g. Tomatoes, Peppers etc.)

Seed Co Botswana does not sell any GMO seeds as they are illegal within the country.

Yes, Seed Co offers FREE agronomic advice to all customers.

Our seeds are available in all Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) branches as well as all agro-vets in the country including: Agrifeed, Agrisales, Farmers-World and many more distributors around the country. Over 29 distributors across the country sell hybrid seeds from Seed Co.

Before starting on a project, consult our agronomists and understand which crop will do great in your region, looking at the soil type, rainfall patterns and the general weather.

The vegetables for summer include tomato, pepper, cabbage, butternut, watermelon, carrots, beetroot, onion, cucumber, sweet corn.

Winter vegetables include rape, spinach, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, lettuce, carrots, onion, beetroot.

Yes, but all the precautions for handling and use of pesticides and herbicides (agro-chemicals) as prescribed by the manufactures have to be followed.

A soil test is advised before planting to determine the soil composition. The results can be discussed with the agronomist to determine the best crop to do.