Potato Production in key production areas of India affected by Unseasonal Rains and Heat Wave
May 12, 2022
Potato production in the current crop year is estimated to be 53.60 mt, down from 56.17 mt last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture's first estimate of horticulture production.
Only small fries for McDonald's customers in Japan, as floods in Western Canada disrupt supply
December 23, 2021
Fans of McDonald's Fries in Japan are out of luck next week. The restaurant chain will only offers its small size portions, as flooding in Western Canada and COVID-19 disrupts the global supply chain for 'McDonald's potato'.
Impact of sustainability agenda McCain Foods in India
June 21, 2021
In line with the Global Sustainability Strategy and Commitments, McCain released its Global Sustainability Report with a focus on India, for the first time, to track progress across its sustainability pillars for the year 2020.
How Does a Potato Feel?
May 27, 2021
Ever Wonder What A Potato Feels…? Hebrew University of Jerusalem Develops Bio-Sensor to Detect Early Signs of Plant Stress and Prevent Crop Failures from Worldwide Climate Changes.
Chinese potato price runs high because of Typhoon Lekima
August 20, 2019
Typhoon Lekima landed on Chinese shores last weekend. The typhoon caused destruction in several Chinese cities. Shouguang was one of the areas affected most by the extreme weather conditions.
Pepsico to invest $5 million by 2020 to expand its sustainable farming programme in India
October 30, 2018
Snacks and beverages manufacturer PepsiCo plans to invest $5 million by 2020 to expand its sustainable farming programme in India.
New potato variety in India, Kufri Lima, to take on the heat...
October 16, 2017
Farmers in India can expect higher yields and profits with the release of a new potato variety, Kufri Lima, developed by the International Potato Center (CIP) and the Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI)
CPRI tells Indian Potato farmers to switch to heat tolerant potato varieties
August 20, 2010
With the mercury level steadily rising across India, potato growers need to switch to new varieties of heat-tolerant seeds for saving their crops, agriculture scientists have suggested.
CIP Developing heat and drought resistant potato varieties
January 28, 2010
Potato material from the International Potato Center (CIP) is helping farmers to enhance food and income security in Central and Southwest Asia in the face of climate change.
CPRI develops heat resistent potato variety for India
December 06, 2009
Here is a good news for Indian potato growers.To cope up with the adverse effects of global warming, Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI), Shimla, has developed a new variety of potato - Kufri Surya - having more heat resistance.Night temperatures ...