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Plant Breeding & Variety Development

Unlocking the Potato’s True Potential

LAST AUGUST, at the Potato Association of America (PAA) annual meeting, I had an opportunity to talk with Michiel de Vries, Solynta’s research team...

Complex Potato Genome Further Unveiled

Scientists from Solynta and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) have published the most complete genome sequence for potatoes to date.  A unique aspect is that both sequence...

New potato variety named after Alliston, spud capital of Ontario

By Brad Pritchard, Alliston Herald You’ve eaten countless potatoes grown in the sandy loam soils of Alliston, but until now you’ve never chowed down on...

New Potato Helps Farmers Weather the Frost in Peru

By William Schaefer, University of Wisconsin-MadisonIn a country with more than 5,000 potato varieties, you might not expect the arrival of another one to...

Community and Science Strengthens Industry

Long-time Potato Association of America members, Robert Thornton, Larry Hiller and Rich Novy open up about the organization: where it has been, where it...

Cornell Improves Global Access to Potato Breeding Material

By Maina DhitalCornell’s plant breeders and geneticists have played a significant role in the improvement of the potato, having released more than 50 varieties...

Unlocking the Potato’s True Potential

LAST AUGUST, at the Potato Association of America (PAA) annual meeting, I had an opportunity to talk with Michiel de Vries, Solynta’s research team...

Complex Potato Genome Further Unveiled

Scientists from Solynta and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) have published the most complete genome sequence for potatoes to date.  A unique aspect is that both sequence...

New potato variety named after Alliston, spud capital of Ontario

By Brad Pritchard, Alliston Herald You’ve eaten countless potatoes grown in the sandy loam soils of Alliston, but until now you’ve never chowed down on...

New Potato Helps Farmers Weather the Frost in Peru

By William Schaefer, University of Wisconsin-MadisonIn a country with more than 5,000 potato varieties, you might not expect the arrival of another one to...

Community and Science Strengthens Industry

Long-time Potato Association of America members, Robert Thornton, Larry Hiller and Rich Novy open up about the organization: where it has been, where it...

Cornell Improves Global Access to Potato Breeding Material

By Maina DhitalCornell’s plant breeders and geneticists have played a significant role in the improvement of the potato, having released more than 50 varieties...