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Plant Breeding & Variety Development

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...

HZPC Robot Helps Breed Disease Resistant Potatoes

Dutch potato breeder HZPC has developed a robot which helps them identify potato DNA and isolate diseases in plants, the company says in a...

A Change for the Better

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s potato breeding program looks a lot different these days, thanks to a major overhaul in the past year. Many of...

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....

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...

HZPC Robot Helps Breed Disease Resistant Potatoes

Dutch potato breeder HZPC has developed a robot which helps them identify potato DNA and isolate diseases in plants, the company says in a...

A Change for the Better

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s potato breeding program looks a lot different these days, thanks to a major overhaul in the past year. Many of...

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....