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CRISPR Technology Used to Modify Starches in Potatoes

Scientists at Texas A&M used CRISPR/Cas9 technology to develop potato cultivars with modified starch levels in two studies, a May 25 news release said. In...

Solynta Partners with Incotec on True Potato Seeds

Dutch hybrid potato breeder Solynta announced a new partnership with seed enhancement company Incotec at the International Seed Federation congress on May 16, a...

Amylose-free Starch Potato Successfully Created with CRISPR

Researchers at Texas A&M University investigated the potential for the CRISPR-Cas9 system to disrupt four copies of a gene found in the tetraploid potato (variety...

European Potato Companies Strive to be Sustainable

Potato companies in Europe are striving to be more sustainable through potato breeding and digital tools to assist growers. Agrico B.V. and Meijer Potato have both...

Evolution Wheel Releases Irrigation Tire that Doesn’t Go Flat

A Winnipeg, Man.-based company, Evolution Wheel, has released the EWRS-PIVOT Series irrigation tire, an airless tire that doesn't go flat, an April 29 news...

New Potato Varieties Available in Canada for the 2022 Growing Season

A look at latest potato varieties available for Canadian potato growers for the 2022 growing season from companies and breeding programs around the world. Spring...

CRISPR Technology Used to Modify Starches in Potatoes

Scientists at Texas A&M used CRISPR/Cas9 technology to develop potato cultivars with modified starch levels in two studies, a May 25 news release said. In...

Solynta Partners with Incotec on True Potato Seeds

Dutch hybrid potato breeder Solynta announced a new partnership with seed enhancement company Incotec at the International Seed Federation congress on May 16, a...

Amylose-free Starch Potato Successfully Created with CRISPR

Researchers at Texas A&M University investigated the potential for the CRISPR-Cas9 system to disrupt four copies of a gene found in the tetraploid potato (variety...

European Potato Companies Strive to be Sustainable

Potato companies in Europe are striving to be more sustainable through potato breeding and digital tools to assist growers. Agrico B.V. and Meijer Potato have both...

Evolution Wheel Releases Irrigation Tire that Doesn’t Go Flat

A Winnipeg, Man.-based company, Evolution Wheel, has released the EWRS-PIVOT Series irrigation tire, an airless tire that doesn't go flat, an April 29 news...

New Potato Varieties Available in Canada for the 2022 Growing Season

A look at latest potato varieties available for Canadian potato growers for the 2022 growing season from companies and breeding programs around the world. Spring...