'Amber Delight' : An Early Bulking Variety Bringing Prosperity to Table Potato Farmers in India
July 28, 2021
Technico Agricultural Sciences Limited (TASL), India has been carrying out extensive varietal evaluation trials under its Varietal Advancement program across the potato producing states in the country.
Hybrid Potato Breeding Company Solynta raises € 21 million in series C funding
July 23, 2021
Hybrid Potato Breeding Company Solynta, based in Wageningen, the Netherlands, closed its Series C funding round raising € 21 million from a consortium of investors. The funding will be used to accelerate Solynta’s ambition to unlock the full potential of potatoes
PotatoEurope Netherlands - outdoor exhibition September 1-2 2021 - cancelled
July 21, 2021
Due to the current developments in regard to the coronavirus pandemic in the Netherlands and the associated lack of official approval from Dutch authorities to hold the event, PotatoEurope 2021 has been cancelled.
Mahindra HZPC brings colour to the potato sector in India
July 19, 2021
Recently Mahindra HZPC brought 30 more potato varieties from HZPC to India. They include HZPC's Perupas, an assortment of colourful varieties, rich in antioxidants for healthy lifestyle. The recently introduced varieties are expected to give rise to new and differentiated supply chains, especially in the modern retail space.
Jammu and Kashmir has potential of becoming a leading seed potato producer: Union Additional Secretary
July 08, 2021
Union Additional Secretary Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Vivek Agarwal said Jammu and Kashmir has the potential to produce high quality virus-free potato seeds and become its largest producer.