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<em>Edit News</em> Potato breeder leaves mark on industry

Potato breeder leaves mark on industry

December 17, 2013
Joseph Pavek bred the popular potato variety Ranger Russet and developed much of the germplasm still used by breeders today, though he retired in 1999.
EU court annuls approval of BASF&#039;s Amflora GMO potato

EU court annuls approval of BASF's Amflora GMO potato

December 17, 2013
Europe's second-highest court on Friday overturned a decision by the European Commission to allow the cultivation and sale of a genetically modified potato developed by German chemicals group BASF.
&quot;King Rustic&quot; potato debuts at Walmart, just in time for holidays

'King Rustics' potato debuts at Walmart, just in time for holidays

December 17, 2013
While the russet potato has been a fixture on kitchen tables across America for as long as . . . well, we've had kitchen tables . . . a new variety of russet is waking up taste buds just in time for the holidays with a smoother, moister and richer taste.
Will McDonald&#039;s Have New and Healthy GMO French Fries?

Will McDonald's Have New and Healthy GMO French Fries?

December 17, 2013
McDonald's is being sucked into the vortex of bickering and conspiracy theories that has, unfortunately, become the debate over genetically engineered food products.
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Four new Dutch potato varieties cleared by Kenyan government

November 30, 2013
Under a bilateral deal with lead potato seed producer the Netherlands, the government has cleared four new potato seed varieties for use by local farmers.
Imagen: cortesía de Plant & Food Research

El mapa genético de la papa ya es una realidad

November 12, 2013
Un grupo internacional de investigadores de 14 países, que incluye a especialistas del INTA, integraron la secuencia del genoma con un mapa genético. Permitirá identificar los genes del rendimiento y de la calidad.
Agrico presents new potato varieties at the Holland Varieties Show.

Agrico presents new potato varieties at the Holland Varieties Show

November 07, 2013
On Thursday 7 November 2013 Agrico opened its annual varieties and seedlings show at its breeding and research farm, Agrico Research, in Bant.
ARS potato breeders worked during US government shutdown to save clones.

ARS potato breeders worked during US government shutdown to save clones.

October 21, 2013
Scientists with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service potato genetics program in Aberdeen, Idaho, were granted special permission to return to work during the US government shutdown, potentially preventing the loss of unique breeding material.
Kiwa native andean potato mix

Kiwa andean potato chips gets Ecuadorian company nominated for award

October 18, 2013
Ecuadorian chips company INALPROCES has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the CHANGING MARKETS AWARD 2013, an initiative implemented on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
Chips de papas nativas Kiwa

Inalproces entre los diez finalistas del Changing Markets Award

October 18, 2013
La empresa Ecuatoriana Inalproces SA fue elegida entre los diez finalistas del Changing Markets Award, competencia internacional organizada por la cooperación Alemana GIZ en nombre del Ministerio Federal de Cooperación Económica y Desarrollo (BMZ).

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