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New Potato Varieties

New Potato Varieties

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
Desarrollan papa resistente a tizón tardío y punta morada
La selección estuvo a cargo del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP) de México. Además de presentar resistencia a dichas enfermedades, la variedad cumple con los estándares de comercialización.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Tres variedades de papa resistentes a la polilla guatemalteca
El estudio realizado por la Universidad Nacional de Colombia analizó 31 genotipos obtenidos del cruzamiento de variedades nativas y comerciales. Su objetivo fue el de seleccionar los materiales que mayor resistencia presentaron a la plaga.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
La papa transgénica está cada vez más cerca del plato
El desarrollo de la papa transgénica resistente al virus PVY, aprobada por la Comisión Asesora de Biotecnología Agropecuaria (Conabia) en 2015, finalmente quedó registrada por el Ministerio de Agroindustria de Argentina para su comercialización.
Climate-resilient spuds in focus at Potatoes in Practice 2018
Research at the James Hutton Institute has identified genetic variations which can help protect potato crop yields at high temperature, potentially providing potato breeders with a valuable tool in their quest to create varieties resilient to heat stress
Tanzania, Netherlands sign potato deal
The permanent secretary in the ministry of Agriculture, Mr Mathew Mtigumwe, and the Dutch Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Jeroen Verheul, signed the document on behalf of the two governments.
Range of potato experiments underway at Maine Research Farm (Aroostook)
Farmers, researchers and members of the public gathered at the University of Maine’s Aroostook Research Farm in Presque Isle last Wednesday to learn about the latest in potato research.