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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...

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...

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...

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...