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New Potato Varieties

New Potato Varieties

Better and stronger potatoes using hybrid breeding
The potato breeding company Solynta in The Netherlands has successfully produced a hybrid breeding program for potatoes which will allow the rapid selection and turnover of favourable traits, traits which could help feed millions of people worldwide.
ITC's Technico partners with James Hutton Institute to introduce new potato varieties in India
James Hutton Limited, has entered into a five-year agreement with Technico Agri Sciences, a subsidiary of Indian company ITC Limited, to provide 16 potato varieties and 600 clones to be trialled and tested in India.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Argentina lanza la primera papa resistente al virus PVY
Después de 20 años de investigaciones, esta variedad saldrá a la venta el año que viene, con beneficios productivos y económicos estimados en 45 millones de dólares por año, sólo en el mercado argentino.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
R. Dominicana: Coreanos muestran alternativas del cultivo de papa
La cooperación agrícola coreana en el país y el IDIAF presentaron alternativas tecnológicas sostenibles para elevar la productividad y reducir los costos de producción del cultivo.
A new Maine Potato Variety, the Caribou Russet, sees an increasing popularity
The Caribou Russet, a potato variety developed by the University of Maine and available since 2016, sees an increasing market
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.