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May 30, 2022


Doubling global potato production in 10 years is possible - FAO Director-General QU Dongyu’s keynote speech to World Potato Congress in Ireland points to seeds, yields and poverty reduction


May 27, 2022


L’enjeu de la semence de pommes de terre en Algérie (TSA)


March 16, 2022


Disease risk from illegal potato seed ‘cannot be overstated’ (Farmers Weekly)


October 12, 2021


The future of food is wild - A new potato variety called CIP-Matilde is the latest example of using the wild relatives of crops to adapt our agriculture to new threats


August 16, 2021


Breeding better - Gender-responsive tools for ample adoption


June 24, 2021


There is a need for new genomic techniques in potato breeding


May 27, 2021


Evaluating seed systems to guide improvement: Variety diffusion, disease management and benefits (AgriLinks)


January 15, 2021


United Kingdom - EU Exit Perspectives: Seed potato sector needs rapid resolution


The British seed potato dilemma (Irish Farmers Journal)


November 26, 2020


Meet Natalie Kaiser, a scientist harnessing the power of potatoes through plant breeding innovation (Innovature)


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)


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