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December 6, 2019


How Peru’s potato museum could stave off world food crisis - Agri-park high in the Andes preserves the expertise to breed strains fit for a changing climate (The Guardian)


August 16, 2019


Winning Hearts with Bayer’s Serenade ASO biological fungicide


August 8, 2019


Drought: will quinoa replace potatoes?


February 8, 2019


Why do we need to keep breeding new crop varieties? (Sustainable, Secure Food Blog)


January 2, 2019


What’s new in the world seed market? 


September 4, 2018


Mark Rutte roemt de sector


May 25, 2018


Pink pineapples and healthy fries: the new GM foods made for you (New Scientist)


December 14, 2017


Virginia Tech researchers trace the potato's origins, learn about its untapped potential


November 7, 2017


Rwanda - Support small seed multiplication firms to ease access to improved planting materials, experts say (The New Times)


August 3, 2016


Cost of developing a GM crop demystified


October 6, 2015


Breeders Trust fights to protect EU’s potato and grass seed sector (European Seed)


Are hybrid potato seeds the future?


June 7, 2015


The quest to engineer the perfect potato - Researchers in the United Kingdom aim for a new commercial potato that resists many of the worst vulnerabilities of potato crops around the world (MIT Technology Review)


March 11, 2015


New research from Iowa State University economist finds U.S. consumers willing to spend more for biotech potato products


February 13, 2015


World crop diversity survives from peri-urban to remote rural locations


January 19, 2015


New commercial potato bruises less, could reduce food waste (National Geographic)


January 2, 2015


United Kingdom - Finlay Dale’s career successes firmly rooted in passion for potatoes (The Courier)


December 2, 2014


La pomme de terre : pilier de la sécurité alimentaire (Le Matin)


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


November 21, 2014


Brave new potato (The Innovation Files)


September 26, 2014


New potato seeds could spark revolution (The Western Producer)


September 23, 2014


Tomato and potato plant breeder Tom Wagner brings variety to your garden, plate (HeraldNet)


August 12, 2014


Infographic: 9 plant diseases that threaten your favorite foods–and how GM can help (Genetic Literacy Project)


June 18, 2014


Simplot's GMO potato plan advances - The Boise agribusiness says that its Innate spuds reduce waste, but farmers might struggle to sell them (The Idaho Statesman)


April 26, 2014


Sowing the seeds of giving farmers more say (Winnipeg Free Press)


April 11, 2014


Consumer Perceptions and Knowledge of Genetically Modified Organisms in Belgium: A Case Study of the Potato Event


February 17, 2014


New strain of British genetically modified potato appears immune to the devastating fungus responsible for the great Irish famine of 1845 (Herald Scotland)


February 3, 2014


Potatoes could step up performance under climate change pressure
La posibilidad de rendimientos más altos de patatas como resultado del cambio climático


January 13, 2014


Bayer CropScience reveals insights into U.S. potato industry’s top needs for 2014 during Potato Expo - Survey uncovers potato industry predictions and needs for the new year


December 18, 2013


Hope rises for global food security as world’s largest agricultural research partnership marks major milestone: doubles funding to $1 billion in five years - Fruits of new investments in CGIAR could include big boost in rice production for Asia, sustainable irrigation for millions of parched farms in Africa, and dramatic drop in forest destruction tied to agriculture


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