Potato

New method reveals whether your potato is organic or not

New method reveals whether your potato is organic or not

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Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new approach that helps public agencies and commercial interests combat fraudulently-labelled ...

Research into resistances in wild potatoes for new disease-free potato varieties

Research into resistances in wild potatoes for new disease-free potato varieties

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Wageningen University & Research (WUR) will investigate wild potato varieties for resistance to a wide range of potato diseases and ...

Newly discovered plant gene could boost phosphorus intake

Newly discovered plant gene could boost phosphorus intake

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Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered an important gene in plants that could help agricultural crops collaborate better ...

Why is McDonald’s Passionate about Sustainability?

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ANALYSIS – Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald’s, said McDonald’s vision is to source all of their food ...

Bangladesh Rice Production Forecast at Record High

Bangladesh Rice Production Forecast at Record High

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BANGLADESH – Harvesting of the 2014 Aman season rice crop is expected to start in early November and continue until ...

South Korea Rice Forecast at Similar Level to Last Year’s Near-average Output

South Korea Rice Forecast at Similar Level to Last Year’s Near-average Output

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SOUTH KOREA – Harvesting of the 2014 rice crop is almost complete. FAO forecasts the 2014 rice production (in paddy ...

Strong Potato Yields Expected to Bolster EU Supply

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ANALYSIS – The European potato supply is growing, fueled by a 3-4 per cent increase in acres and almost perfect ...