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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 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.
Agrico's Next Generation potato varieties now available on its online platform
March 27, 2021
Last November Agrico built an online news platform to support its buyers and growers with important knowledge and information. Agrico now also shares the latest insights and successes of its Next Generation potato varieties on this online platform
Honduras: Evaluarán de siete variedades de semilla papa
March 01, 2021
La firma del convenio de cooperación fue realizada por el director de Dicta, Gerardo Murillo Gale y el gerente general de Bioquimsa, Ramón Salinas Orellana.
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.
El hombre que intenta llevar el cultivo de la patata al siglo XXI
January 04, 2021
El agricultor Peter Imle intenta reducir a la mitad su cantidad de cromosomas para abrir el camino a muchas nuevas variedades con características más útiles.
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.