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Crop Production R & D

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...

Nurse Crops in Potato Production

What nurse crops assist potato production? An AAFC team investigates nurse crops that boost seedling success and yields.As with any field crop, young potato...

GM Potato Trials Point to Blight-Resistant Crops of the Future

A genetically modified potato with improved tuber quality and resistance to the devastating disease late blight has progressed successfully through the latest stage of...

Potato Breeding: A European Approach, Part III

Marcel Bruins, editor of European Seed, discusses the challenges and opportunities of breeding new potato varieties with the leaders of Europe's major potato breeding...

A Better Estimate of the Net Yield of Seed Potatoes with Vision Techniques

Growers of seed potatoes would like to know on which part of their parcel the potatoes grow best, and how the location influences the...

Potato Breeding: A European Approach, Part II

Marcel Bruins, editor of European Seed, discusses the challenges and opportunities of breeding new potato varieties with the leaders of Europe’s major potato breeding...

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...

Nurse Crops in Potato Production

What nurse crops assist potato production? An AAFC team investigates nurse crops that boost seedling success and yields.As with any field crop, young potato...

GM Potato Trials Point to Blight-Resistant Crops of the Future

A genetically modified potato with improved tuber quality and resistance to the devastating disease late blight has progressed successfully through the latest stage of...

Potato Breeding: A European Approach, Part III

Marcel Bruins, editor of European Seed, discusses the challenges and opportunities of breeding new potato varieties with the leaders of Europe's major potato breeding...

A Better Estimate of the Net Yield of Seed Potatoes with Vision Techniques

Growers of seed potatoes would like to know on which part of their parcel the potatoes grow best, and how the location influences the...

Potato Breeding: A European Approach, Part II

Marcel Bruins, editor of European Seed, discusses the challenges and opportunities of breeding new potato varieties with the leaders of Europe’s major potato breeding...