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2010-01-05 21:03:10

Knowing when and where to spray is as important as what to spray.

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2009-12-01 13:30:00

Research into the potato tuber at the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development and at the NEIKER-Tecnalia Technology Centre has, in recent years, focused on the development of new varieties of potato adapted to Spanish agro-climatic conditions.

2009-10-14 06:30:00

EAGLE, Idaho, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Three weeks ago Boise native and Idaho potato fan, Kristin Armstrong won the 2009 UCI Road World Championships in Mendriso, Switzerland and today she hit the airwaves to talk taters to thousands of consumers across the country.

2009-09-11 08:30:00

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- One potato, two potato, three potato, four...the more DeeAmore potatoes America eats, the more forests are restored. It's the DeeAmore "Buy One Get One Tree" program, and it's just in time for earth-friendly, budget-friendly holiday gift-giving. Mr.

2008-08-24 00:00:27

I t IS what you do with them that matters, is something I hear frequently when chefs and growers talk about potatoes. For most of us, a potato is something to be boiled, baked, roasted or made into chips and crisps.

2008-08-19 09:00:50

DENVER, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Potato Board launched a national print advertising campaign today as part of its continued effort to educate consumers about the nutritional benefits of potatoes.

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2008-07-16 17:21:24

Dr. Don Henne isn't wasting his degree when he's standing by the deep fryer waiting for potato slices to turn brown. He's conducting research that will help the potato industry and consumers.

2008-06-27 15:02:48

Homegrown chips in Wales are taking a back seat to imported varieties due to a shortage of Maris Piper potatoes, sources said. Floods in England and cold weather in Wales have lead to a local shortage of the variety favored by chip shops, the Western Mail reported Friday.

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2008-04-15 03:45:00

As food prices continue to skyrocket, there is growing concern about the effect it will have among the world’s poor. Increasingly, experts are looking to the potato as a possible low-cost solution to feed the hungry.


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Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

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