Vitroplant Italia srl Società Agricola was founded in 1979 thanks to Gilberto and Giuseppe Zuccherelli and belongs to the OROGEL Agro-industrial Group. The company operates in the field of fruit and vegetable nursery at an international level: in Europe, Asia, South Africa and in particular in the geographical areas facing the Mediterranean, where the joint companies Vitroplant Tunisia in Tunisia and Vitroplant Algérie in Algeria were created.
It is an important reality that can follow the entire production chain, from the “in vitro” plant to the nursery.
The research, mainly internal and self-financed, is crucial for the whole activity.
In synergy with the commercial sector, the company’s Research and Development department has enabled the constant improvement of production technologies, broadening the range of quality products.
Vitroplant obtained and market self-rooted kiwifruit, pear, grape, peach, apricot and micropropagated certified Virus-Free rootstocks.
Vitroplant has obtained and is currently working to diffuse self-rooted kiwi fruit, pear, peach, apricot, table grape.
As a result of research study into genetic enhancement the company has obtained and diffused certain varieties of table grapes, kiwifruit selections such as “Hayward K”, the impollinator “P1” and the only clonale rootstock “D1 Vitroplant”, artichokes including “Romanesco C3A Plus”, the Super “Apollo®”, “Exploter®” and “Life®”.
Vitroplant is working in new selection of chinensis, A. deliciosa e A. arguta, table grape, artichoke too and is working to improve new techniques for rooting walnut, olive, almond and chestnut.