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Many of us remember RNA from high school biology, where we were taught that the RNA molecule reads DNA, then makes proteins to carry out tasks

RNA breakthrough creates crops that can yield 50% more potatoes, rice

July 25, 2021
Manipulating RNA can dramatically increase the yield of potato plants, as well as increasing drought tolerance, announced a group of scientists from the University of Chicago, Peking University and Guizhou University.
NPC Welcomes Ethan Keller to Team

The National Potato Council welcomes Ethan Keller as Program Coordinator

July 13, 2021
The National Potato Council today welcomed Ethan Keller to serve as the organization’s Program Coordinator. The recent Ohio State University graduate will support the execution and implementation of NPC’s programs to engage and inform its membership.
Chile presenta características morfológicas, productivas y alimenticias de 4 variedades nativas de papa Chilota.

Chile presenta características morfológicas, productivas y alimenticias de 4 variedades nativas de papa Chilota

June 29, 2021
A través de una nueva publicación, el Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA) dio a conocer los resultados de un trabajo de caracterización de 4 variedades nativas de papa chilota aptas para fritura.
Estudio de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL) revela que la Papa resiste más la sequía con suplemento de calcio.

Estudio de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL) revela que la Papa resiste más la sequía con suplemento de calcio

June 22, 2021
Tras realizar experimentos con tratamientos para mejorar el comportamiento de un cultivo de papa criolla en condiciones de déficit hídrico, se encontró que el cloruro y el nitrato de calcio mejorarían su producción.
Reading Bakery Systems Promotes Steve Moya to Manager of the RBS Science and Innovation Center

Reading Bakery Systems Promotes Steve Moya to Manager of the RBS Science and Innovation Center

June 19, 2021
Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of baked snack production systems, has announced the promotion of Steve Moya to Manager, RBS Science and Innovation Center.
La papa Yungay celebra sus 50 años.

La papa Yungay celebra sus 50 años, una variedad creada en honor a víctimas del terremoto

June 15, 2021
La papa Yungay, una de las variedades más apreciadas del entrañable tubérculo andino por su calidad y sabor, lleva ese nombre en honor a las víctimas del devastador terremoto de 1970.
Snack production equipment manufacturer Reading Bakery Systems expands Science and Innovation Center Services

Snack production line manufacturer Reading Bakery Systems expands Science and Innovation Center Services

June 11, 2021
Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), a leading manufacturer of baked snack production systems, announces the expansion of their Science and Innovation Center’s product development and equipment testing capabilities by introducing Virtual Trials and additional hiring.
Nominations Open for 2022 Potatoes USA Board Members

Nominations Open for 2022 Potatoes USA Board Members

June 09, 2021
Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2022-2025 term.
United Fresh, PMA Name Senior Management Team for New Association

United Fresh, PMA Name Senior Management Team for New Association

June 03, 2021
Future Co-CEOs Cathy Burns of PMA and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named seven current association staff leaders as the senior management team for the new combined association to be launched January 1, 2022.
Native Potatoes: From Forgotten Crop to Culinary Boom and Market Innovation

Native Potatoes: From Forgotten Crop to Culinary Boom and Market Innovation

May 28, 2021
Once neglected by urban consumers, Andean native potatoes are now essential ingredients for some of the most sophisticated gastronomy of the world. An overview by André Devaux and others, first published in Choices Magazine

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