Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North
September 23, 2020
Northern Farm Training Institute will test a range of potato varieties to see which do best in Northern Canada. This pilot project could approved earlier this month could improve food security.
Wolrld Potato Congress Webinar: What's all this talk about Hybrid breeding and Hybrid True Potato Seeds (HTPS) revolutionizing the potato industry?
January 31, 2020
The World Potato Congress (WPC) is extremely pleased to be offering this second webinar in its 2020 series featuring Mr. Hein Kruyt, CEO of Solynta.
WPC Webinar - January 24, 2020 with Dr. David Douches
January 13, 2020
The World Potato Congress (WPC) continues with its webinar series in its 2020 on January 24, with a webinar featuring Dr. David Douches of 'Feed the Future – Biotechnology Potato Partnership'
Grant of new US patent for Hybrid True Potato Seed development
January 13, 2020
Solynta today announced the grant of U.S. Patent Serial No. 10,524,436 entitled ‘Hybrid Potato Breeding’. The patent claims Solynta’s methods of producing potato inbreds and hybrids that are propagated from true seed.
Rwanda pilots 'revolutionary' potato seeds
January 06, 2020
The Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) has started testing True Potato Seeds, which are produced by Solynta, a Dutch firm that develops hybrid potatoes. True Potato Seeds are collected from the berries or fruits of the potato plant.
Insufficient seed inspectors lead to potato seeds scarcity –RAB
October 31, 2019
Rwanda needs about 35,000 tons of quality potato seeds to cover 25 percent of total cultivated land in each growing season. The targeted quantity to fill the existing gap is 60 percent despite persisting challenges.
Complex potato genome further unveiled
September 21, 2019
Scientists from Solynta and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) have published the most complete genome sequence for potatoes to date. A unique aspect is that both sequence and plant material are made available for research.
HZPC Americas grows with new employees
September 03, 2019
Over the last two years, HZPC has built a new business development team for the North American market. Led by Mr. Jeff Scramlin, this team focuses efforts in the food service and retail sectors.
HZPC launches brand update
August 27, 2019
HZPC is continuously growing. The global market leader in innovative breeding, seed potato trading and concept development, today launches its brand update. A big step forward, without losing sight of what has always been its core.
Collaborative discussion between seed potato schemes
July 22, 2019
On 10 May, a meeting was held between AuSPICA, members of the Tasmanian Certified Seed Potato Scheme (known as TasSeed) and invited industry representatives.
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