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Solynta Granted US Patent for Hybrid True Potato Seed Development

Solynta, the inventor and global leader in the breeding of hybrid potato cultivars produced from true potato seed, announced the grant of U.S. Patent Serial No....

New Tool to Detect Blackleg Disease in Potato has Widespread Application

The American Phytopathological SocietyPotatoes are important. They rank fourth among the world's staple crops. In the United States, they are grown commercially in 30...

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...

Better Sooner Than Later

Researchers are working on innovative ways for growers to detect late blight before symptoms appear in their potato crops.Late blight is a deadly disease...

Complex Potato Genome Further Unveiled

Scientists from Solynta and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) have published the most complete genome sequence for potatoes to date.  A unique aspect is that both sequence...

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...

Solynta Granted US Patent for Hybrid True Potato Seed Development

Solynta, the inventor and global leader in the breeding of hybrid potato cultivars produced from true potato seed, announced the grant of U.S. Patent Serial No....

New Tool to Detect Blackleg Disease in Potato has Widespread Application

The American Phytopathological SocietyPotatoes are important. They rank fourth among the world's staple crops. In the United States, they are grown commercially in 30...

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...

Better Sooner Than Later

Researchers are working on innovative ways for growers to detect late blight before symptoms appear in their potato crops.Late blight is a deadly disease...

Complex Potato Genome Further Unveiled

Scientists from Solynta and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) have published the most complete genome sequence for potatoes to date.  A unique aspect is that both sequence...

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...