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Researchers use TALENs for Targeted Genome Editing of Potato

Scientists at Osaka University in Japan and partners have used successfully target genome editing in potato using transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs), according to...

Philippine Farmers Find Canadian Spuds Thrive

After a bountiful harvest with better yields and higher income from their first trial of Canadian potato varieties, farmers in northern Benguet, Philippines are...

Growing Potatoes from Seed Instead of Tuber with Hybrid Potatoes

Dutch potato breeder HZPC has been working for years on hybrid potato breeding which are grown from seeds and not from a tubers, a...

Monitoring Your Fields

Checking every inch of your potato fields isn’t an easy task, but precision agriculture company Hummingbird Technologies is trying to make it easier.If you...

HZPC Robot Helps Breed Disease Resistant Potatoes

Dutch potato breeder HZPC has developed a robot which helps them identify potato DNA and isolate diseases in plants, the company says in a...

A Growing Appetite for Sweet Potatoes

The Canadian sweet potato industry is preparing itself to expand with a new variety developed specifically for the country’s climate.Sweet potato consumption in North...

Researchers use TALENs for Targeted Genome Editing of Potato

Scientists at Osaka University in Japan and partners have used successfully target genome editing in potato using transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs), according to...

Philippine Farmers Find Canadian Spuds Thrive

After a bountiful harvest with better yields and higher income from their first trial of Canadian potato varieties, farmers in northern Benguet, Philippines are...

Growing Potatoes from Seed Instead of Tuber with Hybrid Potatoes

Dutch potato breeder HZPC has been working for years on hybrid potato breeding which are grown from seeds and not from a tubers, a...

Monitoring Your Fields

Checking every inch of your potato fields isn’t an easy task, but precision agriculture company Hummingbird Technologies is trying to make it easier.If you...

HZPC Robot Helps Breed Disease Resistant Potatoes

Dutch potato breeder HZPC has developed a robot which helps them identify potato DNA and isolate diseases in plants, the company says in a...

A Growing Appetite for Sweet Potatoes

The Canadian sweet potato industry is preparing itself to expand with a new variety developed specifically for the country’s climate.Sweet potato consumption in North...