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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.
Aeroponics at Rustikas.oy for the production of minitubers

INIA and Rustikas to cooperate on the development of new Uruguayan potato varieties

December 21, 2020
The 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.
Mini tubers growing along suspended stems as part of an experiment in aeroponic potato production at Cornell’s Uihlein Farm in Lake Placid.(Keith Perry)

Aeroponics to boost New York State potato production

January 08, 2014
The mashed potatoes or latkes that enhance your holiday feast have taken a long path from tuber to table – in many cases, several years. A project at Cornell University could trim that time.
Tubérculos semilla de papa producidos por aeroponia

Finaliza el primer curso de aeroponía para obtención de semillas de papa de calidad en Ecuador

May 17, 2013
El INIAP y CIP realizarán la clausura del primer curso de aeroponia para la obtención de semillas de papa de calidad en el Ecuador. El evento se realizará el miércoles 22 de mayo, en la Estación Santa Catalina del INIAP, al sur de Quito.

Seed potato Roadmap setting the course for improved incomes and food security in Eastern Africa

November 06, 2011
Potato production in Sub-Saharan Africa has more than doubled since 1994. Despite these gains, potato yields of small-scale farmers in the region fall short due to a potent combination of inadequate supply of high-quality seed and limited awareness of ...


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