Time for the Tlingit Potato

Time for the Tlingit Potato

January 19, 2021
Genetically distinct from its European counterparts, this coastal Alaska potato predates modern taste for russets and Yukon Golds.
Dr. Peter VanderZaag, a potato farmer in Canada

Webinar: 'Aeroponics for Nuclear Seed Potato Production: History, Status and Challenges'

January 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.
INIFAP desarrolla variedades de papa resistentes a enfermedades y alta calidad industrial

INIFAP desarrolla variedades de papa resistentes a enfermedades y alta calidad industrial

January 18, 2021
El mejoramiento genético de la papa por parte de los expertos del organismo, que sintetiza 80 años de investigación en México, ha logrado rendimientos de 50 a 70 toneladas por hectárea.
Argentina: Sector productivo en contra de la aprobación de la papa transgénica 'Spunta Ticar'

Argentina: Sector productivo en contra de la aprobación de la papa transgénica 'Spunta Ticar'

January 18, 2021
El primer transgénico nacional aprobado para consumo humano directo finalmente fue aprobado, a pesar de la oposición de toda la cadena vinculada al cultivo.
Llega al mercado la patata Beltza, obtenida por Neiker

Beltza potato, developed by Neiker, reaches the market

January 15, 2021
It is a variety registered by Neiker to help the agricultural sector with innovative products to diversify and adapt to the demands of consumers.
Red potato pulp: an innovative ingredient for gluten-free bread

Red potato pulp: an innovative ingredient for gluten-free bread

January 11, 2021
Starch-based gluten-free bread (formulations containing a mixture of corn and potato starch with hydrocolloids) are deficient in nutrients and do not contain health promoting compounds.
Idaho Potato Conference goes virtual this year

Idaho Potato Conference goes virtual this year

January 10, 2021
Given the unusual times of a global pandemic, the Idaho Potato Conference shifted from the annual in-person conference held in Pocatello to three days of virtual presentations.
Goodbye to potato late blight

Bangladesh imports two blight resistant (GM) potato lines developed at Michigan State University for a field trial

January 10, 2021
Bangladesh is importing two blight resistant (GM) potato lines developed at Michigan State University for a field trial. Success will save 20% yield loss and Tk100C in fungicide cost.
HZPC: From Seed potato to Seed: Optimizing the germination of TPS

HZPC 'Van Poten Naar Zaaien'

January 04, 2021
Dit jaar verwacht HZPC het eerste prototype van een hybride aardappelras in handen te hebben. Deze aardappelen worden gezaaid in plaats van gepoot en dat biedt perspectief voor de voedselzekerheid van gebieden die slecht te bereiken zijn.
Brexit: Scottish minister pledges to fight for seed potato exporters

Brexit: Scottish minister pledges to fight for seed potato exporters

January 04, 2021
The Scottish Government has said the seed potato industry is facing disaster through the Brexit deal. Exports of seed potatoes - a vital Scottish export - will not be part of a trade deal between the UK and EU

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