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History of the Potato

History of the potato

Potato starch residue in stone tool proves potato use in Utah goes back over 10,000 years
Researchers from the Natural History Museum of Utah and Red Butte Garden at the University of Utah have discovered potato starch residues in the crevices of a 10,900-year-old stone tool in Escalante, Utah — the earliest evidence of wild potato use in North America.
Researchers trace roots of potato farming to Andes
Every French fry, gnocchi, tater tot and order of hash browns humans have eaten in the past 5,000 years can be traced back to one place in the world — northwestern Bolivia and southern Peru.
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Rastrean la evolución del cultivo de la patata en los Andes precolombinos
Un grupo de investigadores han descubierto a través de restos de almidones las pruebas botánicas que muestran cómo fue la evolución del cultivo de la patata en los Andes en la época precolombina, según un estudio publicado en el número de esta semana de la revista PNAS.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Historia de la papa en el mundo
Resumen y enlace al texto completo del artículo escrito por J. W. Bentley y publicado (inglés) en el último número de la Revista Latinoamericana de la Papa.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Sharing The History Of The Prince Edward Island Potato Industry
Prince Edward Island potato growers are proud of the trail blazers and industry builders who have established PEI as a world leader in potato production and expertise. This set of videos records and shares first-hand accounts from those who helped to build the seed, tablestock and processing potato sectors in the 20th century.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
¿Por qué la humilde papa es tan apreciada en Kazajistán?
Los kasajos han adaptado como suyo el tubérculo andino y hoy ocupan el noveno lugar en consumo
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Fifty Years of Potato Storage Research at Sutton Bridge
This week saw the Potato Council division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of its Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research (SBCSR) facility, near Spalding in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Thursday, April 17, 2014
 McDonald's Shanghai. Potato in China
It may surprise many people to learn that China has been the world's largest producer of potatoes since 1993. But it should not be entirely unexpected. The Chinese diet has changed drastically since the economic reforms of the 1980's.
Friday, August 2, 2013