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New Potato Varieties

Potato Cooperative Agrico celebrates the start of the construction of its 'Quality Centre'
Potato cooperative Agrico has celebrated the start of the construction work of its 'Quality Centre' to monitor the quality and vitality of its potato varieties.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
New potato varieties could improve taste of French fries
Potato growers and industry members gathered in Fredericton for the Potato Selection Release Open House on Wednesday to learn what new varieties are available for trial that could improve yields and taste – including the varieties used to make French fries.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Agrico presents ‘the next generation of potatoes’ at Fruit Logistica  in Berlin
Agrico presented its new generation varieties with high resistance to late blight (Phytophthora Infestans) at this international fair. During a reception on the first day of the fair, General Manager Jan van Hoogen explained the meaning of these new varieties.
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Costa Rica: La variedad de papa "Elbe" ya es producida por 82 agricultores
Esta papa fue desarrollada por el Laboratorio de Biotecnologías de Plantas (LBP) del Centro de Investigaciones Agronómicas. Es una variedad resistente a las plagas más comunes (tizón tardío y el minador de la hoja), lo que reduce la cantidad de quimicos necesarios´para llevar el cultivo a buen término.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Lunchtime is over for the Colorado potato beetle
Chemicals in the leaves of potato plants, produced naturally by the plant, may hold the key to a new way to control Colorado potato beetles - a major pest for potato growers.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Experimental potato delivers bounty of vitamin A and E
An experimental 'golden' potato has the potential to provide as much as 42 percent of a child’s recommended daily intake of vitamin A and 34 percent of a child’s recommended intake of vitamin E, according to a study co-led at The Ohio State University.
 Colombia: Corpoica lanza nueva variedad de papa criolla
La Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria (Corpoica) lanzó la variedad Sol Andina para los departamentos de Cundinamarca y Boyacá. Sol Andina tiene un periodo vegetativo menor (de 110 a 120 días).que el de las variedades usadas comunmente.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
UMaine receive grant for potato breeding and to improve quality and pest resistance
The USDA-NIFA has awarded a grant totaling $388,000 to the University of Maine to study potato breeding and improve quality and pest resistance in the eastern United States.