Los científicos chinos 'reinventan' las patatas para resolver la crisis alimentaria mundial
Agosto 16, 2021
Los científicos chinos han 'mejorado' papas híbridas utilizando tecnologías de edición del genoma, simplificando el proceso de reproducción y permitiendo la multiplicación utilizando TPS (por sus siglas en inglés).
Student postpones graduation to help farmers in NW China's Shaanxi develop potato processing industry
Abril 27, 2021
Du Haotian, a postgraduate student at Northwest A&F University in northwest China's Shaanxi province, has helped a township in the province develop its potato industry by introducing new varieties cultivated by his school.
McCain Foods announces the construction of a second potato processing plant in China
Diciembre 13, 2020
McCain Foods announces the construction of a second potato processing plant in China. The new plant, located in the Yangling Agriculture Hi-Tech Development Zone, Shaanxi Province, will be producing french fries and involves an investment of USD 150 Million
Researchers identify new resistance genes protecting potato against Phytophthora infestans
Septiembre 23, 2020
In a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton institute, a study of a diploid wild potato with a high resistance to P. infestans led to the discovery of new resistance genes
World Potato Congress Inc. Recognizes Zaotong as 'Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World'
Agosto 24, 2020
On August 18, 2020, a meeting was held in Zhaotong city, China. World Potato Congress (WPC) President Roman Cools, Dr. Peter VanderZaag, WPC Secretary and Brian Douglas, General Manager attended virtually.