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University of Idaho new seed potato lab to open this year.
Noviembre 16, 2021
The University of Idaho is close to opening a new Seed Potato Germplasm Laboratory, which is the place where most Idaho potatoes are 'born'.
KOPIA Pakistan Centre and Aeroponic Potato Seed Production System inaugurated at NARC
Agosto 22, 2021
Opening ceremonies of KOPIA Pakistan Centre and Aeroponic Potato Seed Production System was held at NARC Islamabad.
Pakistan aims for Self-sufficiency for seed potatoes by mid 2022
Marzo 26, 2021
Pakistan is poised to become self-sufficient in potato seed by mid-2022. The country is going to start producing high-quality, virus-free, third-generation potato seed.
Webinar: 'Aeroponics for Nuclear Seed Potato Production: History, Status and Challenges'
Enero 19, 2021
The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to present its next webinar on Thursday, February 18, 2021, with Dr. Peter VanderZaag, a potato farmer in Canada and due to COVID-19, now an armchair consultant involved with numerous potato projects in Asia and Africa.
INIA y Rustikas.Uy firmaron convenio para el desarrollo de nuevos cultivares de papa de origen Uruguayo
Diciembre 21, 2020
El Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria (INIA) firmó un convenio con la empresa local de agrobiotecnología Rustikas.Uy mediante el cual trabajarán conjuntamente.
Aeroponics: growing potatoes in the air - agricultural innovation in Rwanda
Diciembre 04, 2020
A Rwandan entrepreneur is pioneering the use of innovative farming technology that, he believes, is set to play a major role in feeding the growing population in his country, amid increasing pressure on arable land.
Pakistan to Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato Tubers Using Tissue Culture Technology
Octubre 09, 2020
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) will Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato Potato Tubers Using Tissue Culture Technology
Utkal Tubers India plans to ramp up its production of seed potatoes
Diciembre 23, 2019
Bengaluru-based potato seeds firm Utkal Tubers India plans to ramp up its annual production to 50,000 tons of high-yielding, disease-resistant seed potatoes across Gujarat, Assam, Punjab, UP, Haryana and Karnataka over the next three years.
Maara kai - reinvigorating Maori Food Sovereignty through potatoes in New Zealand
Agosto 26, 2019
As we wound our way down to Port Levy, New Zealand, although only an hour from Christchurch city, it felt a world away. The turquoise waters of the harbour as still as glass, under the mid-afternoon Winter sun.
How to improve the seed potato industry in Sri Lanka
Julio 23, 2019
Sri Lankans consume 228,000MT of potatoes annually, and the per capita consumption of potato has increased by more than five kilogrammes in the last 14 years. However, only 35 percent of the requirement is produced locally.