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Pushing to Boost Potato Production in Northern Canada

Producers and consumers in the Canadian North have unique problems when growing potatoes, showing there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The Canadian North is a vast,...

New Potato Gene Which Will Speed Up Hybrid Breeding Found

Sli (S-locus inhibitor), the self-compatibility potato gene, has been identified, cloned and characterized by researchers, Solynta says in a news release on July 6. Researchers...

First Potato Crop Planted on First McCain Farm of the Future

The first potato crop has been planted at McCain Foods Farm of the Future in Florenceville, N.B., McCain says in a news release on...

New European Potato Varieties Available

Potato breeders in Europe are working hard to innovate and create new potato varieties. Two of the latest and most innovative potato varieties in...

Royal Avebe, Solynta Team Up on Hybrid Starch Potato Breeding

Averis Seeds B.V., a subsidiary of Royal Avebe, will work with Solynta on hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties, Averis Seeds says in a news release on...

How to Communicate the Benefits of GMOs in Potato Production

Have your neighbours or family members ever asked you why you use pesticides? Why you plant GMO crops? It’s a difficult question to answer...

Pushing to Boost Potato Production in Northern Canada

Producers and consumers in the Canadian North have unique problems when growing potatoes, showing there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The Canadian North is a vast,...

New Potato Gene Which Will Speed Up Hybrid Breeding Found

Sli (S-locus inhibitor), the self-compatibility potato gene, has been identified, cloned and characterized by researchers, Solynta says in a news release on July 6. Researchers...

First Potato Crop Planted on First McCain Farm of the Future

The first potato crop has been planted at McCain Foods Farm of the Future in Florenceville, N.B., McCain says in a news release on...

New European Potato Varieties Available

Potato breeders in Europe are working hard to innovate and create new potato varieties. Two of the latest and most innovative potato varieties in...

Royal Avebe, Solynta Team Up on Hybrid Starch Potato Breeding

Averis Seeds B.V., a subsidiary of Royal Avebe, will work with Solynta on hybrid breeding of starch potato varieties, Averis Seeds says in a news release on...

How to Communicate the Benefits of GMOs in Potato Production

Have your neighbours or family members ever asked you why you use pesticides? Why you plant GMO crops? It’s a difficult question to answer...