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New Potato Varieties

Agrico warns: 'Considerably less seed potatoes available for export'
During the annual potato variety show at Agrico the topic of discussion was not limited to unique varieties on display. The impact of the excessive heat and drought this season on the seed potato market was also a hot topic.
Perú lanza variedad de papa para mejorar seguridad alimentaria
Kawsay, desarrollada por el CIP, tiene el potencial de mejorar los ingresos y la seguridad alimentaria de las comunidades con pocos recursos, ubicadas en tierras altas.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Potato variety presentations in the Netherlands coming up
As part of the potato variety presentations in the Netherlands later this week, Agrico highlights its late blight resistant varieties in a Ukraine themed show.
Bolivia lanza 3 variedades de papa para combatir la desnutrición
Son el producto de un trabajo conjunto de Visión Mundial, Orposacha y el INIAF. Por su alto contenido de hierro y zinc contribuirán a reducir la desnutrición crónica,
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
KWS and Simplot Form Joint Venture for Hybrid Potato Breeding: Aardevo B.V.
KWS SAAT SE and the J.R. Simplot Company have founded a new joint venture company Aardevo B.V., to deliver top performing potato varieties through hybrid breeding.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Desarrollan papas resistentes a sequías y suelos salinos
Científicos del CONICET y de la UBA transfirieron un gen clave en las plantas y lograron mejorar el rendimiento en invernaderos. El próximo paso será probarlo en el campo.
Friday, September 21, 2018
New Mexican potato variety Citlali shows resistance to late blight and zebra chip disease
In Mexico, researchers of the National Forestry, Agriculture, and Livestock Research Institute (INIFAP), part of the Mexican Ministry of agriculture (SAGARPA), have developed a new potato variety, Citlali, with improved tolerance to diseases.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Macarena - a red skin table potato with excellent heat tolerance will be presented at PotatoEurope
At Potato Europe, breeding company Dr. K.-H. Niehoff will present a new table potato, the Macarena, a variety with a number of traits that are expected to generate particular interest given the weather conditions this year in Germany.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018