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RNA Gene Manipulation Allows for 50 Per Cent Potato Yield Increase

By manipulating RNA it can allow potato yield to dramatically increase and also improve drought tolerance, a group of scientists from the University of...

2021 New Potato Varieties for Canada

Here is your list of the newest and most innovative potato varieties available for Canadian commercial potato growers this season.  With planting season just around...

Stacked Potato Plants Show CPB Resistance

New potato varieties with stacked genes in them are showing resistance to Colorado potato beetles (CPB), a study by scientists at Nigde Omer Halisdemir...

Connection Found Between Bitter-tasting Compound in Potatoes and Tomatoes

It has been discovered that α-solanine, a toxic compound found in potato plants, is derived from the bitter-tasting α-tomatine, which is found in tomato...

German Company Launches New Low Carb Potato Varieties

Europlant, a German company, has launched two new low carb potato varieties, the mild, mainly firm-cooking Coronada, which is branded as Linella, and the...

The Buzz on Diploid Potatoes

What are diploid potatoes and why are breeders and processors so interested in them? Diploid potato breeding, and producing varieties from true potato seed, has...

RNA Gene Manipulation Allows for 50 Per Cent Potato Yield Increase

By manipulating RNA it can allow potato yield to dramatically increase and also improve drought tolerance, a group of scientists from the University of...

2021 New Potato Varieties for Canada

Here is your list of the newest and most innovative potato varieties available for Canadian commercial potato growers this season.  With planting season just around...

Stacked Potato Plants Show CPB Resistance

New potato varieties with stacked genes in them are showing resistance to Colorado potato beetles (CPB), a study by scientists at Nigde Omer Halisdemir...

Connection Found Between Bitter-tasting Compound in Potatoes and Tomatoes

It has been discovered that α-solanine, a toxic compound found in potato plants, is derived from the bitter-tasting α-tomatine, which is found in tomato...

German Company Launches New Low Carb Potato Varieties

Europlant, a German company, has launched two new low carb potato varieties, the mild, mainly firm-cooking Coronada, which is branded as Linella, and the...

The Buzz on Diploid Potatoes

What are diploid potatoes and why are breeders and processors so interested in them? Diploid potato breeding, and producing varieties from true potato seed, has...