Hybrid Potato Breeding Company Solynta raises € 21 million in series C funding
июля 23, 2021
Hybrid Potato Breeding Company Solynta, based in Wageningen, the Netherlands, closed its Series C funding round raising € 21 million from a consortium of investors. The funding will be used to accelerate Solynta’s ambition to unlock the full potential of potatoes
PotatoEurope Netherlands - outdoor exhibition September 1-2 2021 - cancelled
июля 21, 2021
Due to the current developments in regard to the coronavirus pandemic in the Netherlands and the associated lack of official approval from Dutch authorities to hold the event, PotatoEurope 2021 has been cancelled.
Potato cultivation in the Netherlands in 2021: Less acreage overall, but more for seed and starch potatoes
июля 08, 2021
According to this year’s agricultural census, the Netherlands has almost 529 thousand hectares of land devoted to arable farming. This is 1.8 thousand ha (0.3 percent) more than in the previous year.
Wageningen scientists discover how the potato blight pathogen penetrates the plant
июля 04, 2021
Wageningen University & Research experts in plant pathology, cell biology and physics have found an answer to the question of how members of the Phytophthora genus mechanically gain entry through the protective layer on the leaves of crops.
Research: Resilience and innovation in the agricultural sector in Europe
июня 22, 2021
Wageningen University & Research has conducted research into the resilience of the agricultural sector. How do farmers keep in step with their environment? Examples include the changing weather conditions, climate change and government policy.