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Potato Varieties and Seed

Potato Varieties and Seed

Tobias Mette appointed Head of Sales at Solana Group
The Solana Group - a German-based potato breeder and producer of seed potatoes - has strengthened its management team by appointing Tobias Mette in a newly created position, head of sales.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Seed Potato Farmers Victoria and South Australia secure access to Indonesian market
​More than 300 seed potato farmers across South Australia and Victoria will be celebrating after last week's breakthrough in securing new market access to Indonesia.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Potato Cooperative Agrico celebrates the start of the construction of its 'Quality Centre'
Potato cooperative Agrico has celebrated the start of the construction work of its 'Quality Centre' to monitor the quality and vitality of its potato varieties.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
New potato varieties could improve taste of French fries
Potato growers and industry members gathered in Fredericton for the Potato Selection Release Open House on Wednesday to learn what new varieties are available for trial that could improve yields and taste – including the varieties used to make French fries.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Agrico presents ‘the next generation of potatoes’ at Fruit Logistica  in Berlin
Agrico presented its new generation varieties with high resistance to late blight (Phytophthora Infestans) at this international fair. During a reception on the first day of the fair, General Manager Jan van Hoogen explained the meaning of these new varieties.
Sunday, February 11, 2018
In Rwanda, Kinigi is still the leading potato variety on the market
New potato varieties are needed in Rwanda to meet the current market demands. Nevertheless, the potato variety Kinigi is still favorite among farmers as well as in the community of potato consumers.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Costa Rica: La variedad de papa "Elbe" ya es producida por 82 agricultores
Esta papa fue desarrollada por el Laboratorio de Biotecnologías de Plantas (LBP) del Centro de Investigaciones Agronómicas. Es una variedad resistente a las plagas más comunes (tizón tardío y el minador de la hoja), lo que reduce la cantidad de quimicos necesarios´para llevar el cultivo a buen término.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
District officials in Uganda urged to embrace Irish potato tissue culture
District Agricultural officers in Uganda have been urged to embrace Irish potato tissue culture so as to improve the quality and quantity of Irish potato production, which is one of the best foods to fight hunger.
Sunday, January 14, 2018