Noticias sobre las Nuevas Variedades de Patata del Reino Unido

Scientists weed out harmful genes to breed better potatoes
Mayo 22, 2023

Scientists weed out harmful genes to breed better potatoes

A new predictive method has shown a way to better select parents for new potato varieties, offering a blueprint for better potatoes and a way to speed up the production of higher yield varieties.
The Kingsman potato: Cygnet PB to expand commercial trials in the US for this high-yielding, climate-resilient variety
Marzo 29, 2023

The Kingsman potato: Cygnet PB to expand commercial trials in the US for this high-yielding, climate-resilient variety

Launched in 2017, the potato variety Kingsman has developed quickly in popularity to become Scotland-based potato breeder Cygnet PB Ltd.’s first globally successful variety.
Fighting late blight: what does it take to bring a resistant potato variety to market?
Octubre 27, 2021

Fighting late blight: what does it take to bring a resistant potato variety to market?

Seed breeders work closely with potato growers to develop desirable agronomic traits, and with the wider supply chain for those crucial characteristics such as dry matter distribution, sugar formation, and storability.
Julio 31, 2019

Cuatro genes de 'resistencia' de tizón tardío en variedades comerciales actuales de papa ya derrotadas por Phytophthora Infestans

Investigaciones recientes en el Instituto James Hutton sugieren que las diferencias genéticas en los linajes de la papa han dejado a las papas británicas y estadounidenses vulnerables al tizón tardío, la enfermedad que causó la hambruna irlandes.
Ayrshire potatoes granted EU protected status
Julio 15, 2019

Ayrshire potatoes granted EU protected status

Ayrshire potatoes have been granted special status under EU rules to protect them from imitation.
Gene find unlocks potato coloring
Enero 12, 2019

Gene find unlocks potato coloring

Scientists at The James Hutton Institute say discovery could help breed new colourful and improved potato varieties
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Climate-resilient spuds in focus at Potatoes in Practice 2018
Agosto 14, 2018

Climate-resilient spuds in focus at Potatoes in Practice 2018

Research at the James Hutton Institute has identified genetic variations which can help protect potato crop yields at high temperature, potentially providing potato breeders with a valuable tool in their quest to create varieties resilient to heat stress
Potato Varieties in Great Britain in 2017: Maris Piper still King, New Retail Varieties see growth
Agosto 30, 2017

Potato Varieties in Great Britain in 2017: Maris Piper still King, New Retail Varieties see growth

In Great Britain, Maris Piper is still by a wide margin the most grown potato variety. But potato growers have planted an increased area of emerging varieties to serve the fresh packing market
Potatoes in Practice stage for Scotland - China Potato Research announcement
Agosto 12, 2017

Potatoes in Practice stage for Scotland - China Potato Research announcement

The Chinese Government and leading potato company, Xisen Potato Group have committed £3 million to a collaboration with James Hutton Limited (JHL) to breed new varieties and research resistance to pests and diseases, tuber storage and potato processing.
Making a potato variety heat tolerant could be as simple as switching a single gene
Junio 22, 2017

Making a potato variety heat tolerant could be as simple as switching a single gene

Scientists have identified a version of a single gene involved in the heat stress response that is more active in potato types that can tolerate high temperature, potentially providing potato breeders a tool to make potato varieties less vulnerable to increased temperature.
Potato plantings by variety in Great Britain in 2016
Agosto 31, 2016

Potato plantings by variety in Great Britain in 2016

AHDB Potatoes has produced provisional estimates of planted areas by variety for Great Britain for 2016.
Purple Magic potato reaches finals of Northern Ireland Innovation competition INVENT 2016
Mayo 30, 2016

Purple Magic potato reaches finals of Northern Ireland Innovation competition INVENT 2016

Purple Magic, a Northern Ireland potato with high anthocyanin content, was bred by Paul Watts at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute and just reached the finals of INVENT 2016, a Northern Ireland innovation competition.
 Skea Organiscs joins Potato Council at Fruit Logistica 2014
Enero 09, 2014

UK develops seed potato and horticulture stand at Fruit Logistica 2014

Following the successful first-time collaboration by the British potato and horticulture sector at Fruit Logistica 2013, Potato Council, Horticultural Development Company (HDC) and the Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA) return with their industries to this massive event in February 2014.
 Glens of Antrim potatoes
Marzo 04, 2013

Famine potato revived: Irish Lumpers available in the run-up to St Patrick's day

The Irish Lumper potato has been cultivated once more by County Antrim farmer Michael McKillop who has a keen interest in history.
 Potato Breeding
Septiembre 09, 2012

British potato breeding changing focus

The days of a few big varieties dominating the potato market are over, with breeding programmes becoming more focused on delivering sustainable varieties for specific markets.
Abril 30, 2012

Potato genome mapping benefits within a decade, says genetics specialist

Growers could start seeing the benefits of the potato genome being sequenced within the next decade, with varieties bringing new traits such as PCN resistance or improved tuber shape.
Greenvale AP
Febrero 12, 2012

Greenvale Farm Fresh, Greenvale AP's debut in Branded Sector

Greenvale AP, the UK’s leading supplier of potatoes, is aiming to inject fresh interest into the produce sector with the launch of its first branded product. GreenVale Farm Fresh potatoes are being sold in 2kg eye-catching blue and green paper bags.
 World Potato Congress 2012
Febrero 01, 2012

Seed certification database to be showcased at World Potato Congress

Scottish seed producers will soon be able to view seed certification data in real time from 2012, thanks to the latest online roll out of Scotland’s certification scheme. At the event, Dr John Kerr of Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA...

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