b'CONTENTS / INTERNATIONAL EDITION 2024Features04 The NetherlandsThe tiny titan in the seed industry.08 Jaap Mazereeuw Celebrates a Century of GrowthThe NOC chair talks about growing up in the seed sector and now leading a global seed company.10 The Seed Sectors Battle Against Microplastics08 ISF and seed leaders weigh in on the hot-button topic.12 International Seed Federation Celebrates Centennial AnniversaryISF impact to the global seed sector is immeasurably powerful.16 A Century of GrowthInternational Seed Federation Marks 100 Years of innovation, seed quality and opportunity.18 Investing in CRISPR for Crops of the FutureHas CRISPR fully delivered on its potential? What should we expect ahead? Syngentas Gusui Wu 10 tackled these questions at World Agri-Tech in San Francisco.20 Trust, Transparency and Communication: The Way Forward to Prevent Pest TransmissionA closer look at emerging plant diseases and strategies for their mitigation.30 The World of Seed WorldShowcasing the reach of Seed World.12INTERNATIONAL EDITION 2024SEEDWORLD.COM /1'