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España: Usando radiación infraroja identifican las papas más cardiosaludables
Empleando la técnica de espectroscopia en el infrarrojo cercano, una investigadora de la Universidad de Navarra es capaz de identificar las variedades de papa con mayor contenido de compuestos fenólicos. Estas sustancias son beneficiosas para la salud por su contribución a la reducción de enfermedades cardiovasculares.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Czech Potato Research Institute announces a new blue-purple potato variety 'Val-Blue'
The Czech Potato Research Institute in Havlíčkův Brod has announced that it has bred a new potato variety they named “Val Blue”. And yes! It has a striking blue-purple colour.
Neiker Tecnalia to start field trial of potato varieties with benefits
NEIKER-Tecnalia is conducting research since 2014 with the objective to identify potato varieties with high levels of bioactive compounds (anthocyanins, phenols and total carotenoids - all having potential potential health benefits), and are adapted to the growing conditions in Spain.
En España desarrollan papas con alto potencial de valor añadido
El Instituto Vasco de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario, NEIKER-Tecnalia, ha llevado a cabo avances en la mejora genética de patata con el objetivo de obtener variedades con elevados niveles de compuestos bioactivos (antocianinas, fenoles y carotenoides totales), así como capacidad antioxidante beneficiosas para la salud, adaptadas a nuestras condiciones de cultivo.
NMSU researcher helps develop potatoes more nutritious potatoes
Can the nutritional value of potatoes be improved? That is the question USDA research geneticist Kathy Haynes has been asking for nearly 30 years. Her quest for the answer has led her to breeding a more nutritious potato, similar to the papa criolla types found in South America.
USDA clears Calyxt potato modified to withstand bruising
A new potato variety that’s genetically modified to withstand bruising has been cleared for commercialization without undergoing USDA’s deregulatory process for biotech crops.
Purple Magic potato reaches finals of Northern Ireland Innovation competition INVENT 2016
Purple Magic, a Northern Ireland potato with high anthocyanin content, was bred by Paul Watts at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute and just reached the finals of INVENT 2016, a Northern Ireland innovation competition.
Colourful Perupas of potato company HZPC nominated for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2016
HZPC proudly announces the nomination of their potato concept WOW! Colourful Perupas® for the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award 2016.
Monday, January 18, 2016