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Plant Breeding & Variety Development

AAFC’s New Varieties for 2014

Fresh market and specialty potatoes dominate offerings at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s accelerated release selections open house.When it comes to potato chips, the key...

Adventures in Flavour

Fingerling potatoes offer an exciting “little” twist on Canada’s favourite staple vegetable.Canadian consumers are used to choosing from a few standard types of potatoes—reds,...

AAFC’s New Varieties for 2013

Fresh market potatoes dominate this year’s list of new offerings from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s accelerated release selections program.Potatoes are the third most important...

Genetically Modified Potatoes: Making Slow Inroads

Limited acceptance has meant genetically modified potatoes aren’t gaining much ground in the marketplace, but research continues into the possible benefits of their use...

Potatoes: Feeding the World?

 Canadian and international researchers are working together to improve the potato’s potential to help alleviate hunger in the developing world. In March of 2012, McGill...

New Varieties

From a low-glycemic potato to a brand-new pigmented variety, here are Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s 13 Accelerated Release varieties for 2012.“One of my central...

AAFC’s New Varieties for 2014

Fresh market and specialty potatoes dominate offerings at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s accelerated release selections open house.When it comes to potato chips, the key...

Adventures in Flavour

Fingerling potatoes offer an exciting “little” twist on Canada’s favourite staple vegetable.Canadian consumers are used to choosing from a few standard types of potatoes—reds,...

AAFC’s New Varieties for 2013

Fresh market potatoes dominate this year’s list of new offerings from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s accelerated release selections program.Potatoes are the third most important...

Genetically Modified Potatoes: Making Slow Inroads

Limited acceptance has meant genetically modified potatoes aren’t gaining much ground in the marketplace, but research continues into the possible benefits of their use...

Potatoes: Feeding the World?

 Canadian and international researchers are working together to improve the potato’s potential to help alleviate hunger in the developing world. In March of 2012, McGill...

New Varieties

From a low-glycemic potato to a brand-new pigmented variety, here are Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s 13 Accelerated Release varieties for 2012.“One of my central...