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.
Researchers identified and characterized potato dry rot and potato wilt pathogens in Algeria

Researchers identified and characterized potato dry rot and potato wilt pathogens in Algeria

January 15, 2021
Among the 152 isolates collected from symptomatic potato plants and tubers in different provinces in Algeria, 13 species of Fusarium and Neocosmospora were identified.
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.
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.
Georgia Potato Forum looks forward with optimism

Georgia Potato Forum looks forward with optimism

January 05, 2021
Last month, key actors from Georgia’s potato sector convened virtually to discuss ideas to enhance the country’s potato sector.
El agricultor Peter Imle intenta reducir a la mitad su cantidad de cromosomas para abrir el camino a muchas nuevas variedades con características más útiles

El hombre que intenta llevar el cultivo de la patata al siglo XXI

January 04, 2021
El agricultor Peter Imle intenta reducir a la mitad su cantidad de cromosomas para abrir el camino a muchas nuevas variedades con características más útiles.
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.
Chemical composition of wild potato relative contributes to its resistance to pathogen

Chemical composition of wild potato relative contributes to its resistance to pathogen

December 29, 2020
In a recent study published in the MPMI journal, scientists from CSU revealed that metabolites from S. chacoense contribute to disease resistance by altering the pathogenic behavior of Pectobacterium brasiliense, rather than inhibiting its growth or killing it.

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