Will true potato seed improve diversity in potatoes? [Media Coverage, CHIPS]

“Cultivar diversity is always beneficial as cultivars differ in how they react to different pests, diseases and environmental conditions. Consumers are also diverse in their buying behaviours and have different requirements for potatoes. This provides a good reason to diversify potato varieties just as the Peruvian farmers do in producing up to 14different varieties on their farms.”

Click here for more information on the article by Dirk Uys as published in CHIPS (Nov/Dec 2022).

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