Friday, 22 June 2018

 

 The Deputy Minister of Agriculture in Venezuela, José Gregorio Aguilera, met with potato producers from the states of Lara, Mérida, Táchira, Carabobo and Aragua on Tuesday and told them that the government had authorized potato seed imports from Colombia and Canada to meet this sector's needs.

 

An international research collaboration led by the University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute has detailed the genome sequence and inner workings of the yellow potato cyst nematode (PCN), giving scientists new insights into how it can be stopped.

 
Kangaroo Island potato producer Peter Cooper has been named the 2016 Rabobank Potatoes South Australia and Ruralco Industry Award winner

 

A group of researchers from CSU have recently developed potato varieties, including purple potatoes, that satisfy these nutritional needs and could act as a preventive measure to several diseases.



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