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Bangladesh imports two blight resistant (GM) potato lines developed at Michigan State University for a field trial
January 10, 2021
Bangladesh is importing two blight resistant (GM) potato lines developed at Michigan State University for a field trial. Success will save 20% yield loss and Tk100C in fungicide cost.
From Seed potato to Seed: Optimizing the germination of TPS
January 04, 2021
This year HZPC expects to own the first prototype of a hybrid potato variety. These potatoes will be sown instead of planted, and that offers a perspective for the food security of areas that are hard to reach.
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.
Maine researchers are developing genomic tools for potato breeders
December 08, 2020
Two University of Maine researchers, Greg Porter and Han Tan, are part of a team of plant geneticists and breeders working to develop tools that will help Maine scientists and farmers become more efficient in bringing novel, improved potato varieties to market.
HZPC closes eventful year with a healthy result
October 06, 2020
The 2019/2020 financial year has been eventful in many respects for seed potato supplier HZPC. Despite the consequences of COVID-19, the company has had an operationally successful season. The coming season, however, may well be more of a challenge.
Cavendish Farms opens Potato Research Centre in New Annan, PEI
September 19, 2020
Cavendish Farms’ new Potato Research Centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island officially opened on September 17, 2020 with a ribbon cutting with Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and company officials.