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Researchers say apical rooted cuttings are the solution for cheaper potato seed in India
November 21, 2020
Researchers of the International Potato Center (CIP) explain the difficulties small potato farmers in many states of India may face to access good-quality planting materials at affordable prices.
Odisha government seeks renewal of agreement with International Potato Centre
October 27, 2020
Even as the State Potato Mission failed to take off due to the lack of direction and apathy of the government to the project, it has expressed it desire to revalidate the contract with the International Potato Centre (CIP) for intensification of potato production.
IFF Opens New Dubai Taste Creative Center
October 23, 2020
IFF announced the opening of a new creation, application and innovation center for its Taste division in Dubai, UAE to better serve its customers’ unique needs and drive growth in the African, Middle Eastern, Turkish and Indian markets.
Chinese researchers identify a new potato disease
September 29, 2020
Undescribed disease has been observed on potato plants during the growing season, and in tubers during the storage period, from Nileke County, Qitai County and other locations in Xinjiang, China.
Researchers identify new resistance genes protecting potato against Phytophthora infestans
September 23, 2020
In a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the James Hutton institute, a study of a diploid wild potato with a high resistance to P. infestans led to the discovery of new resistance genes
World Potato Congress Inc. Recognizes Zaotong as 'Potato Plateau Seed Potato Capital of the World'
August 24, 2020
On 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, 2020
The potato industry in Ulanqab, dubbed the 'potato city' of China, has become one of the main industries to help farmers shake off poverty.
ITC to begin red potato cultivation trials in Gujarat
February 06, 2020
Continuing its push to promote healthier variants of potatoes, FMCG major ITC is set to begin trial cultivation of red potatoes at Chandrala village of Gandhinagar district in Gujarat. Red potatoes are a variety recently launched by the company...
India's Prime minister Narendra Modi to address the Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat
January 27, 2020
India's Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced today that he will be addressing the 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat through remote video conferencing tomorrow i.e 28th of January 2020.
The 'Potato of the Future' Climate - Smarter and Healthier
July 08, 2019
The potato of the future will be more drought tolerant and disease resistant, more environmentally sustainable and climate smart, and meet the needs of producers and consumers.
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