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Estudiante desarrolla el primer modelo computacional del metabolismo de la papa común
La tesis laureada de Maestría en Ingeniería Bioinformática de Kelly Botero Orozco desarrolló un modelo computacional que representa el metabolismo de la papa común durante la evolución de la enfermedad del tizón tardío o gota de la papa.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Our potato varieties have something for everyone
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) annually releases 10-15 potato selections. To show these to the Canadian industry, AAFC will hold a Potato Release Open House on February 15, 2017, simultaneously in Fredericton, NB; Guelph, ON; and Lethbridge, AB.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
McDonald's Japan adds French Fry flavor based on nostalgic student snack
Starting next week, McDonald’s Japan will offer daigaku imo French fries. Daigaku Imo litterally means “college potato”. It is a popular sweet potato snack with a sweet sauce, and allegedly gets its unusual name from being a hit with cash-strapped students looking for a cheap yet tasty bite.
Pepsico sees opportunities for potato cultivation in Myanmar
PepsiCo identified Myanmar as a potential hub for growing potatoes, thanks to its rich, fertile lands and favorable climate.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Argentina: Llegan a McDonald’s las “Papas Fritas Cheddar Bacon”
Para los fanáticos de uno de los productos más icónicos de McDonald’s, desde el 7 de febrero la marca ofrece a sus clientes esta nueva variedad..
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
January 2017 FAO Food Price Index at its highest value since February 2015
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) in January 2017 averaged 173.8 points, up 3.7 points (2.1 percent) from the revised December value. At this level, the FFPI is at its highest value since February 2015
Monday, February 6, 2017
El 'boom' de las papas nativas en la gastronomía colombiana
Un restaurante les rinde especial tributo, pero son varios los chefs comprometidos con su rescate.
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Field Peas show promise in Maine Potato Crop Rotation Research
In the search for a third rotation crop for potatoes, trials at the Aroostook Research Farm in Presque Isle are showing some promise for field peas, a crop that once had a successful run in the region until the 1970s.