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Red Candy - a new early maturing potato variety by Technico Agri Sciences Limited

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.
Early maturing potato varieties in Asia help deliver benefits to 10 million people

Early maturing potato varieties in Asia help deliver benefits to 10 million people

August 09, 2021
Across Asia, 170 potato varieties have been released either through the International Potato Center (CIP)’s breeding program over the last four decades or by using germplasm held in its collections.
Rwandan farmers help validate and disseminate new potato varieties

Potato Farmers in Rwanda help validate and disseminate new varieties

August 02, 2021
The triadic comparisons of technologies – or tricot – approach is being used in a citizen-science project funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) to identify and scale up best cassava and potato varieties in Rwanda.
'Amber Delight' : An Early Bulking Variety Bringing Prosperity to Table Potato Farmers in India

'Amber Delight' : An Early Bulking Variety Bringing Prosperity to Table Potato Farmers in India

July 28, 2021
Technico Agricultural Sciences Limited (TASL), India has been carrying out extensive varietal evaluation trials under its Varietal Advancement program across the potato producing states in the country.
Chinese scientists ’reinvent’ potatoes to solve global food crisis

Chinese scientists ’reinvent’ potatoes to solve global food crisis

July 14, 2021
Chinese scientists have 'fixed' hybrid potatoes using genome editing technologies, simplifying the breeding process and allowing multiplication using True Potato Seed (TPS).
Azerbaijan starts growing a new potato variety, 'Murovdag'

Azerbaijan starts growing a new potato variety, 'Murovdag'

June 08, 2021
A new variety of potatoes named ‘Murovdag’ has begun to be grown in Azerbaijan, according to Elmar Allahverdiyev, director of the Research Institute of Vegetable Growing under the Ministry of Agriculture.
Pioneering potato breeder Dave Holm retires

Pioneering potato breeder Dave Holm retires

May 13, 2021
Dave Holm was destined to work with potatoes. He was raised on a potato farm in southeast Idaho, where his dad and grandfather instilled in him a love of one of the world’s most important crops.
Latest updates from our H2020 project 'ADAPT'.

Europatat provides an update about potato research project 'ADAPT'

May 07, 2021
Europatat is part of an international consortium involved in the research project ADAPT which aims at developing new strategies to make potatoes fit for the challenging growing conditions of the future.
Royal Avebe and Solynta join forces: hybrid breeding in starch potato production

Royal Avebe and Solynta to joinly work on hybrid breeding of potatoes for starch production

April 15, 2021
Averis Seeds B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Avebe, will be working together with the hybrid potato breeding company Solynta on the hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties.

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