“.We sell technology, not just plants”
Rahan Meristem, an agro-biotech company with over 40 years’ experience in plant propagation and breeding, is one of the largest companies in the Western world specializing in the use of tissue culture to breed bananas and plantains.
Our work covers many areas, from cell biology, breeding, mass propagation in tissue cultures and conventional planting. Rahan’s breeding programs are customized to the customer’s requirements and to various environmental conditions.
Our products include cavendish varieties, which are protected by plant breeder rights and patents: ADI, GAL, JAFFA, RA as well as open varieties such as GRANDE NAINE, WILLIAMS, HARTON DOMINIQUE, HARTON ENANO, FHIA, PRATA, etc.
Deciduous fruit trees
Rahan Meristem laboratories produces rootstock and varieties of various fruit trees including plum, peach, nectarine, almond, apple and pear. Our nurseries produce composite fruit varieties such as avocado, citrus, persimmon, and non-composite trees such as olive. All of our plants are produced from parent plants that were tested for the presence of viruses and pathogens.
Paving the Way in Agro-Biotechnology
Rahan Meristem tissue culture facilities and the R&D Department are equipped with advanced equipment and operated by a skilled team of scientists and technicians. Rahan’s technical expertise has made the Company an industry leader.
As experts in cell and tissue cultures, we offer an array of laboratory and agro-technical services to academic and industrial customers, including androgenesis, test to detect and clean viruses, mutagenesis in culture, analysis of the genetic fingerprint of varieties that are true to the original and mass propagation. Our technical team provides assistance in the design and construction of the tissue culture laboratories worldwide.
Quality Assurance and Control
Our management is determined to provide our customers plants of the highest quality. We operate a quality management system that is ISO 9001:2015-compliant in order to assure the quality of our products.