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EGG Microtubers receive PotatoEurope’s Golden Innovation Award
September 02, 2021
During a special award ceremony on Wednesday, September 1st, a professional jury awarded the PotatoEurope Gold Innovation Award to the Microtubers of E Green Global (EGG).
KOPIA Pakistan Centre and Aeroponic Potato Seed Production System inaugurated at NARC
August 22, 2021
Opening ceremonies of KOPIA Pakistan Centre and Aeroponic Potato Seed Production System was held at NARC Islamabad.
Technico introduces a new early maturing red skin potato variety: Red Candy
August 20, 2021
Red Candy, a new potato variety launched by Technico Agri Sciences Ltd, combines early bulking with better storability. This addresses the key concerns of potato growers in e.g. in Bihar and Northern parts of West Bengal.
Mahindra HZPC brings colour to the potato sector in India
July 19, 2021
Recently Mahindra HZPC brought 30 more potato varieties from HZPC to India. They include HZPC's Perupas, an assortment of colourful varieties, rich in antioxidants for healthy lifestyle. The recently introduced varieties are expected to give rise to new and differentiated supply chains, especially in the modern retail space.
Catalyzing a greater supply of seed potato in Kenya
June 21, 2021
As a food security crop and cash crop, potato is a source of income for farmers, traders and sellers. In Kenya alone, potato creates employment for 2.5 million people along the value chain amounting to an estimated annual worth of USD 480 million.
Tasmanian-based Agronico shifted focus to 'all things mini tubers and seed potatoes'
May 27, 2021
Over three decades, the Tasmania based company Agronico has shifted its focus from an agriculture consultancy business to all things mini tubers and seed potatoes.
Russian research: Smart vertical farm can produce 10 times more seed potatoes a year
May 20, 2021
Less than a year after the opening of the World-class Scientific Center 'Agrotechnologies for the Future', Russian scientists had a breakthrough: the first-ever vertical farm with dynamic LED lighting.
How HZPC serves the Russian market with its potato varieties
April 26, 2021
In Russia, HZPC is using an unconventional strategy to secure its potato trade for the future: in 2019, a small breeding company was set up to provide Russian contract growers with pre-basic seed potatoes. In 2020, the production of mini-tubers was added too.
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.
Pakistan to Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato Tubers Using Tissue Culture Technology
October 09, 2020
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) will Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato Potato Tubers Using Tissue Culture Technology
Zimbabwe starts seed potato multiplication to reduce the need for imports
September 29, 2020
The government of Zimbabwe, in conjunction with Kutsaga Research Station has embarked on a seed potato multiplication programme from mini-tuber to commercial seed potato.
Tasteful Selections focuses on diverse flavor and recipes for next 10-year-anniversary celebration theme
June 09, 2020
Tasteful Selections' new campaign theme celebrates flavor and versatility of bite-size potatoes.