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Potato Varieties and Seed

Mexico: Zebra Chip-tolerant potatoes for the fresh market
Researchers from the University of California Riverside and INIFAP (Mexico) identify four potato lines with increased tolerance to Zebra Chip disease
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Potato Europe 2017 welcomed 10,000 visitors on Thursday, despite the weather.
Despite the cancellation of the first day of Potato Europe (Wednesday) and the less then perfect weather on Thursday, the 270 exhibitors were able to welcome around 10,000 visitors, just on the Thursday
Agrico celebrates growth during stormy Potato Europe
On Thursday 14 September, Agrico participated in a rainy Potato Europe in Emmeloord. Agrico celebrated its latest results together with its affiliated growers
Thursday, September 14, 2017
[Video] Peruano cultiva 400 variedades de papa para evitar que desaparezcan
Julio Hancco Mamani es el 'Rey de la papa'. Siguiendo la tradición de su familia, cultiva más de 400 variedades de papa nativa como una muestra de 'amor' por este alimento
Thursday, September 14, 2017
AHDB Exports at Potato Europe as it expands its mandate to fresh potatoes and potato products
AHDB exports is present at Potato Europe 2017 with a large stand, with co-exhibitors Caithness Potato Export, Cygnet PEP, Cullen Allen, Greenvale Seed, James Hutton Limited and SASA
Nagasaki hopes to boost recognition as potato producer with new variety 'Nagasaki Kogane'
Potato growers in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan's second-largest potato-producing region hope to boost their name recognition as a potato producer with a new variety, "Nagasaki Kogane" (Nagasaki Gold), which it filed for registration in 2015.
Monday, September 11, 2017
Pakistan proposes National Potato Institute; Seed potato import reduced by 50 percent
Pakistan has reduced the import of potato seeds by 50 per cent as a result of strong public-private partnership in locally-certified potato production through planning and technical assistance.
Monday, September 4, 2017
Potato Varieties in Great Britain in 2017: Maris Piper still King, New Retail Varieties see growth
In Great Britain, Maris Piper is still by a wide margin the most grown potato variety. But potato growers have planted an increased area of emerging varieties to serve the fresh packing market