News on Potato Varieties and Seed from China
NW China's 'potato land' embraces new technology
March 20, 2023As the potato-planting season approaches, baby potatoes from northwest China's Xiji County are making their way to the fields of farmers across the country's major potato-producing area.
Chinese scientists ’reinvent’ potatoes to solve global food crisis
July 14, 2021Chinese scientists have 'fixed' hybrid potatoes using genome editing technologies, simplifying the breeding process and allowing multiplication using True Potato Seed (TPS).
China produce primera generación de papas híbridas a través de diseño de genoma
July 05, 2021Un equipo de investigación del Instituto de Genómica Agrícola de Shenzhen, dependiente de la Academia China de Ciencias Agrícolas, avanza en un plan de diseño del genoma para papas híbridas.
World Potato Congress Inc. Recognizes Zaotong as 'Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World'
August 24, 2020On August 18, 2020, a meeting was held in Zhaotong city, China. World Potato Congress (WPC) President Roman Cools, Dr. Peter VanderZaag, WPC Secretary and Brian Douglas, General Manager attended virtually.
Across China: Hi-tech Potato Industry Boosts Poverty Alleviation
August 19, 2020The potato industry in Ulanqab, dubbed the 'potato city' of China, has become one of the main industries to help farmers shake off poverty.
'International Potato Center and Peru Joint Honorary Day' theme event held at Beijing horticultural expo
September 02, 2019People visit the garden of International Potato Center during the "International Potato Center and Peru Joint Honorary Day" theme event held as part of the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District in Beijing.
World Potato Congress participates at the Potato Conference in Zhaotang, China
November 01, 2018The Potato Conference in Zhaotong, China was held earlier this week on October 28 and 29, 2018. The World Potato Congress delegation made a significant contribution.
United Kingdom signs deal allowing seed potato export to China
August 27, 2018The United Kingdom has signed a major deal allowing the export of seed potatoes to China. The deal is expected to bring major benefits to Scotland, with around 70% of the 100,000 tonnes of seed potatoes exported annually from the UK coming from Scottish farms.
Provincia China sobresale como productora de papa gracias a investigador peruano
October 20, 2017Víctor Otazu ha viajado muchas veces a la provincia de Qinghai desde el 2007. Al principio como experto del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) y ahora como consultor de la Academia de Agricultura y Ciencias Forestales. Sus conocimientos han contribuido para que dicha región sea hoy una de las principales productoras de semilla de la China.