The US federal government has given the final OK to three more types of potatoes genetically engineered by Boise’s J.R. Simplot Co. to resist Phytophthora - the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.
Situated in the Northeast of Tanzania, the district of Lushoto is part of the so called highlands of Tanzania where potatoes are traditionally grown. Due to heat and lack of resilient potato varieties, farmers would often lose all the crop.
Con la producción local de papa y aguacate el gobierno de la República busca disminuir las importaciones y aumentar las exportaciones de estos productos así como de incidir en la economía de los agricultores a través del fomento del cultivo.
Cambodia’s eastern Mondulkiri province will become the country’s first hub for potato growing after a successful pilot project, according to Cheang Hong of the Potato Research Center at the Royal University of Agriculture
The International Potato Center (CIP) launched a series of experiments to discover if potatoes can grow under Mars atmospheric conditions and thereby prove they are also able to grow in extreme climates on Earth. The first results are positive!