About us

JOST Seeds-Research is a family enterprise founded in 1992. by Dr. Marijan Jost, professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding and his wife Dr. Vesna Samobor, professor of Seed Production. Over a half century of wheat breeding experience and knowledge is built in this business which has resulted in extraordinary achievements.

Our main activity is winter wheat breeding with the stress on high bread making quality, high grain yield, disease resistance, resistance to Oulema melanopa and cultivars suitable for organic agriculture.

We have ten registered wheat cultivars:

  • Pitoma
  • Siroka
  • Sloboda
  • Gorica
  • Mila
  • Cerera
  • Talia
  • Divana (1995)
  • Koleda (1998)
  • Vesna (2011)






The last three are described here.