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Plant Breeding & Variety Development

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...

University of Maine Researchers Developing Genomic-Assisted Tools To Breed Potatoes

Two researchers at the University of Maine have partnered with a team of plant geneticists and breeders to develop tools which will help Maine...

The Future of Potato Breeding

Key takeaways about potato breeding and the future of it from HZPC’s Potato Days Live. This year, the global potato industry gathered together virtually for...

European Researchers Working on Future-Proof, Resilient Potatoes

A group of European academic research institutions have joined together to launched the Acelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato (ADAPT), which will develop strategies...

Researchers use TALENs for Targeted Genome Editing of Potato

Scientists at Osaka University in Japan and partners have used successfully target genome editing in potato using transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs), according to...

Philippine Farmers Find Canadian Spuds Thrive

After a bountiful harvest with better yields and higher income from their first trial of Canadian potato varieties, farmers in northern Benguet, Philippines are...

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...

University of Maine Researchers Developing Genomic-Assisted Tools To Breed Potatoes

Two researchers at the University of Maine have partnered with a team of plant geneticists and breeders to develop tools which will help Maine...

The Future of Potato Breeding

Key takeaways about potato breeding and the future of it from HZPC’s Potato Days Live. This year, the global potato industry gathered together virtually for...

European Researchers Working on Future-Proof, Resilient Potatoes

A group of European academic research institutions have joined together to launched the Acelerated Development of multiple-stress tolerAnt PoTato (ADAPT), which will develop strategies...

Researchers use TALENs for Targeted Genome Editing of Potato

Scientists at Osaka University in Japan and partners have used successfully target genome editing in potato using transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs), according to...

Philippine Farmers Find Canadian Spuds Thrive

After a bountiful harvest with better yields and higher income from their first trial of Canadian potato varieties, farmers in northern Benguet, Philippines are...