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December 15, 2014

The area of potato cyst nematode free land for seed potato production in Scotland is shrinking and growers must act now to ensure the trend is reversed (Farmers Weekly)

December 14, 2014

Fiji - Agriculture Ministry trials new potato varieties (FBC)

December 12, 2014

EuroBlight spawns Latin American version

December 11, 2014

Canadian plant breeders develop low-glycemic potato, which doesn’t cause a big spike in insulin, making it suitable for diabetics (Alberta Farmers)

December 10, 2014

Ireland - List of Pre-Basic and Basic Seed Potato Crops Inspected for Marketing 2014

United Kingdom - All eyes are on potato research

December 9, 2014

New ‘Focus on Potato’ webcasts discuss sprouting, nematode controls

Nigeria - Federal government releases another batch of 11 hybrid crop varieties (The Nigerian Observer)

December 5, 2014

Bundessortenamt - Beschreibende Sortenliste 2014 - Kartoffeln

December 3, 2014

USDA scientists develop nutritious new potatoes varieties with red and purple flesh and skin

December 2, 2014

Return of potatoes from CIP to Andean farmers proves critical for climate adaptation

November 30, 2014

International plant scientist George MacKay recognised for contributions to potato crops

November 28, 2014

Climate change and knowledge from Peru’s indigenous roots (SciDev.Net)

November 27, 2014

First report of Potato leafroll virus, Potato virus A, Potato virus X and Potato virus Y in potato in Greenland

November 26, 2014

Cutting cholesterol for safer potatoes - The identification of a gene responsible for cholesterol production could lead to potatoes with lower toxin levels 

November 25, 2014

Agroscope will auf dem Versuchsareal Reckenholz in Zürich-Affoltern Versuche mit gentechnisch veränderten Kartoffeln durchführen (Blick.ch)

Todo lo que debes saber sobre la patata modificada genéticamente Innate

November 19, 2014

Leading potato R&D to be showcased at Victorian workshop

November 15, 2014

McDonald's rejects Simplot's genetically modified potato - The Idaho agribusiness continues to get blowback over the Innate line of spuds (Idaho Statesman)

November 12, 2014

Estados Unidos autoriza el cultivo de una variedad de patata MG que produce menos acrilamida cuando se fríe 

November 11, 2014

«Protected site» : Agroscope prévoit un essai sur le terrain avec des pommes de terre cisgéniques

Solynta honored as Dutch National Icon 2014
Nationaal Icoon 2014 - hybride aardappels 

November 10, 2014

McDonald’s mulling embrace of Simplot’s bruise-reducing Innate GMO potato (Genetic Literacy Project)

Viruses alert on seed potatoes in the United Kingdom

Australia - Young people want to buy more potatoes

November 7, 2014

USDA/APHIS makes petition for a determination of nonregulated status for a potato variety genetically engineered for late blight resistance, low-acrylamide potential, reduced black spot bruise, and lowered reducing sugars, submitted by J.R. Simplot Company, for a 60-day public comment period

USDA/APHIS announces a determination of nonregulated status for potato varieties genetically engineered for low-acrylamide potential and reduced black spot bruise developed by J.R. Simplot Company 

November 6, 2014

Banco genético da Embrapa recebe primeira coleção internacional - Peru escolheu o banco brasileiro para guardar cópia de segurança da sua coleção de batata

Detect Potato Virus X (PVX) in few minutes using rapid Flashkit test from Agdia

November 3, 2014

Farming into the future - Producing pretty potatoes (Bayer SeedGrowth)









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