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New Potato Varieties

New Potato Varieties

Experimental potato delivers bounty of vitamin A and E
An experimental 'golden' potato has the potential to provide as much as 42 percent of a child’s recommended daily intake of vitamin A and 34 percent of a child’s recommended intake of vitamin E, according to a study co-led at The Ohio State University.
 Colombia: Corpoica lanza nueva variedad de papa criolla
La Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria (Corpoica) lanzó la variedad Sol Andina para los departamentos de Cundinamarca y Boyacá. Sol Andina tiene un periodo vegetativo menor (de 110 a 120 días).que el de las variedades usadas comunmente.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
UMaine receive grant for potato breeding and to improve quality and pest resistance
The USDA-NIFA has awarded a grant totaling $388,000 to the University of Maine to study potato breeding and improve quality and pest resistance in the eastern United States.
J.R. Simplot partners with Iden Biotechnology in a search for genes to enhance nutritional properties of the potato
Iden Biotechnology - a Spanish biotechnology company - and J.R. Simplot Company, a potato processor and developer and marketer of Innate® Potatoes, recently entered into an agreement to explore the potential for nutritional enrichment of the potato.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Agrico presenteert 10 nieuwe rassen tijdens 'Portugese' show
Donderdag 9 november jl. opende Agrico haar jaarlijkse rassen- en zaailingenpresentatie bij haar kweek- en researchbedrijf Agrico Research in Bant. Jan van Hoogen presenteerde tien nieuwe rassen die onlangs zijn opgenomen op de Nationale Rassenlijst.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Seed Potato Company HZPC sees increasing trade in its certificates and - once again - a maximum increase in value
The value of the share certificate of HZPC Holding B.V. (HZPC), the world leader in potato breeding and seed potato trade, has been determined after the bi-annual stock trading day November 2017 at €182.20.
Analyzing the genes of ancient potatoes helps to improve future varieties
Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped potatoes adapt over thousands of years.
India: Lanzan variedad de papa que soporta altas temperaturas
Desarrollada en colaboración con el CIP y el CPRI, Kufri Lima, como se llama la variedad, es temprana, tolerante al calor y resistente a los virus, características muy apreciadas por los agricultores locales.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017