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Pepsico sees opportunities for potato cultivation in Myanmar
PepsiCo identified Myanmar as a potential hub for growing potatoes, thanks to its rich, fertile lands and favorable climate.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Centroamérica recibe 70 clones de papa del CIP
A finales del primer trimestre estarán llegando los primeros clones desarrollados por el Centro Internacional de la Papa
Monday, February 6, 2017
Vietnam: Growing out of poverty with potato
The (Dutch) project ‘Growing out of poverty with the potato’ is trying to make Vietnam self-sufficient in the production of potatoes.
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Agrico shows growth in potato varieties at Fruit Logistica 2017
Agrico, together with its subsidiaries, will be demonstrating its strength in potato varieties at Fruit Logistica in Berlin.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Reducing Swiss Potato Waste
Worldwide about a third of all food gets lost before it reaches our stomachs. For Swiss potatoes this is even more – half of the total harvest. Which measures can reduce the loss, and what effect do they have?
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Field Peas show promise in Maine Potato Crop Rotation Research
In the search for a third rotation crop for potatoes, trials at the Aroostook Research Farm in Presque Isle are showing some promise for field peas, a crop that once had a successful run in the region until the 1970s.
Cinco experiencias exitosas de producción de semilla de papa en los Andes
El rendimiento del cultivo de la papa en los países andinos es bajo y una causa es la degeneración de la semilla. Para solucionar el problema se crearon los sistemas formales de certificación de semillas. Pero su implementación no ha entregado los resultados esperados. Se requieren por tanto cambios en los actuales sistemas de semilla.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
UK Supermarket Chain Morrisons buys FarmCare Carnoustie potato packing plant
UK retailer Morrisons has acquired the Carnoustie potato packing plant from Farmcare in a deal which will strengthen the supply of Scottish tubers to the supermarket chain.