About Us
Sha'ar Ha'amakim Seeds Ltd specializes in breeding, production and marketing of confectionary sunflower seeds. The Company has unique and advanced breeding experience and possesses a genetic collection of confectionary sunflower. We have a history of more than 50 years and our reputation is based on quality products....
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Kibbutz Sha'ar Ha'amakim was established in 1935, situated between the Zevulun and Yizrael Valleys. That is the meaning of its name – Gate to the Valleys. About 70 years ago, a Kibbutz member, Daniel Yitzhaki (1913-1998), an inquisitive and self-taught man, began to focus on breeding of the sunflower plant (Helianthus annuus)...
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Our Products
Shaar Haamakim Seeds Ltd. have developed a number of species of the sunflower seeds, among them: D.Y. 3, Shemesh, Emek 1, Emek 3, Emek 5, Emek 6, Emek 7. Each species has it's own properties: days from planting to flowering, height, kernel length, kernel width, self compatibility, resistance, yield per hectare, A class, Yield per Hectare A class...
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