News on Aeroponics
International Potato Center (CIP) supports West Bengal in becoming self-reliant in seed potato production by 2030
October 02, 2023The state Agriculture department of West Bengal (India) recently set a target of attaining self-sufficiency in the production of seed potato by 2030. CIP is supporting the effort with their technology
Pakistan and Korea Collaborate on Aeroponic Technology for Seed Potato Production to Reduce Import Costs
March 27, 2023Pakistan and Republic of Korea are working jointly on seed potato production through Aeroponics technology and 2nd generation crop is ready to harvest at PARC-National Agricultural Research Centre Islamabad.
NW China's 'potato land' embraces new technology
March 20, 2023As the potato-planting season approaches, baby potatoes from northwest China's Xiji County are making their way to the fields of farmers across the country's major potato-producing area.
Government of Madhya Pradesh committed to provide certified seed to potato farmers
May 22, 2022Agrinnovate India Ltd., the commercial wing of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi granted the License to the Department of Horticulture & Food Processing, Government of Madhya Pradesh
University of Idaho new seed potato lab to open this year.
November 16, 2021The University of Idaho is close to opening a new Seed Potato Germplasm Laboratory, which is the place where most Idaho potatoes are 'born'.
KOPIA Pakistan Centre and Aeroponic Potato Seed Production System inaugurated at NARC
August 22, 2021Opening ceremonies of KOPIA Pakistan Centre and Aeroponic Potato Seed Production System was held at NARC Islamabad.
Pakistan aims for Self-sufficiency for seed potatoes by mid 2022
March 26, 2021Pakistan is poised to become self-sufficient in potato seed by mid-2022. The country is going to start producing high-quality, virus-free, third-generation potato seed.
Webinar: 'Aeroponics for Nuclear Seed Potato Production: History, Status and Challenges'
January 19, 2021The 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.
INIA and Rustikas to cooperate on the development of new Uruguayan potato varieties
December 21, 2020The National Institute for Agricultural Research (INIA) in Uruguay recently signed an agreement with the local company Rustikas to work together on the selection, evaluation, validation and production of seeds of new potato varieties.
Aeroponics: growing potatoes in the air - agricultural innovation in Rwanda
December 04, 2020A Rwandan entrepreneur is pioneering the use of innovative farming technology that, he believes, is set to play a major role in feeding the growing population in his country, amid increasing pressure on arable land.