Dieter K Mulitze, PhD, Founder and CEO, Agronomix Software, Inc.

BSc in Crop Science, U of Guelph, then PhD in Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding, U of Saskatchewan, 1983. Post-doc at ICARDA, Aleppo, Syria, 1984-1986. Assistant and Associate Professor, Agronomy Dept., U of Nebraska, and Cereal Breeder, INRA, Morocco, 1986-1990. From 1990, CEO and Founder, Agronomix Software, Inc., Canada.

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Plant Breeding Software or Spreadsheets – a million dollar difference

There are seed companies where the seed multiplication, sales and marketing staff use expensive and very current software. Meanwhile the breeders in the same company are still primarily using spreadsheets.  Think about it – the breeders who develop the hybrids and varieties that determine the rest of the “revenue pipeline” on which the company depends…