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New Potato Varieties

Agrico celebrates growth during stormy Potato Europe
On Thursday 14 September, Agrico participated in a rainy Potato Europe in Emmeloord. Agrico celebrated its latest results together with its affiliated growers
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Nagasaki hopes to boost recognition as potato producer with new variety 'Nagasaki Kogane'
Potato growers in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan's second-largest potato-producing region hope to boost their name recognition as a potato producer with a new variety, "Nagasaki Kogane" (Nagasaki Gold), which it filed for registration in 2015.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Potato Varieties in Great Britain in 2017: Maris Piper still King, New Retail Varieties see growth
In Great Britain, Maris Piper is still by a wide margin the most grown potato variety. But potato growers have planted an increased area of emerging varieties to serve the fresh packing market
Fredericton Potato Research Lab invites the public
More than 300 people stopped by Fredericton Research and Development Centre's open house
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
New potato varieties available for farmers in Cordillera, Phillipines
Two leading research institutions have partnered to help increase potato production in the Philippines, in order to meet the increasing demand for the crop
Solynta's revolutionary hybrid breeding technology protects potato from late blight by multi-resistance
The breeders of Solynta have succeeded in making potato plants insusceptible to the dreaded potato disease Phytophthora infestans, using their revolutionary hybrid breeding technique.
Solynta develops a blight resistant potato variety (non-GMO)
The Dutch company Solynta has developed a potato variety that is resistant to late blight (Phytophthora Infestans). As a result, it could greatly reduce the use of pesticides in agriculture.
Early maturing potato cultivars identified successfully using ground-penetrating radar by Texas A&M Agrilife
Dirk Hays,Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant geneticist: “With Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), we can image the size of the tubers and get a correlation to the actual physical size of the potato without harvesting them. Potatoes are a dream for Ground Penetrating Radar.”