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New Potato Varieties Available in Canada for the 2022 Growing Season

A look at latest potato varieties available for Canadian potato growers for the 2022 growing season from companies and breeding programs around the world. Spring...

True Potato Seeds Could Feed the World

While the future of true potato seeds is still in the distance, experts say they could have major implications for the future. When it comes...

Potato Genome Reconstruction Opens Potato Breeding Possibilities

A group of researchers were able to create the first full assembly of a potato genome marking a turning point for plant breeding, a...

New Sweet Potato Variety Luminance Launching in 2023

A new Canadian sweet potato Luminance will be launching commercially in the spring of 2023, a news release from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre says. Luminance...

HZPC’s Future Proofed Potato Varieties

HZPC showcased potato varieties that are resilient for the changing climate of the future. Potato folks from around the globe gathered together for a hybrid...

New President Elected for Canadian Private Potato Breeders Network

The Canadian Private Potato Breeders Network (CPPBN) has elected Robert Coffin as its new president for a two-year term at its annual general meeting...

New Potato Varieties Available in Canada for the 2022 Growing Season

A look at latest potato varieties available for Canadian potato growers for the 2022 growing season from companies and breeding programs around the world. Spring...

True Potato Seeds Could Feed the World

While the future of true potato seeds is still in the distance, experts say they could have major implications for the future. When it comes...

Potato Genome Reconstruction Opens Potato Breeding Possibilities

A group of researchers were able to create the first full assembly of a potato genome marking a turning point for plant breeding, a...

New Sweet Potato Variety Luminance Launching in 2023

A new Canadian sweet potato Luminance will be launching commercially in the spring of 2023, a news release from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre says. Luminance...

HZPC’s Future Proofed Potato Varieties

HZPC showcased potato varieties that are resilient for the changing climate of the future. Potato folks from around the globe gathered together for a hybrid...

New President Elected for Canadian Private Potato Breeders Network

The Canadian Private Potato Breeders Network (CPPBN) has elected Robert Coffin as its new president for a two-year term at its annual general meeting...