Spud Superiority: Out of 45 varieties studied from across India, 11 found to be strongest

Mr Peddireddy demanded the farmers to unite to save seed independence.

With protests coming from all ends of the political spectrum, the Gujarat government has decided to back four potato farmers in their fight against PepsiCo’s ₹4.2 crore lawsuit against them for all

PepsiCo India Holdings, the Indian subsidiary of US food and beverages giant, on Friday offered out of court settlement to the four farmers of Sabarkantha district against whom it has slapped lawsu

Food and beverages giant PepsiCo on Friday offered to settle lawsuits against nine Gujarat-based farmers whom it had filed suits over the issue of growing and selling a particular variety of potato

Kenya has developed a strategy to streamline the potato value chains in order to boost food security and revenues for small-holder farmers, officials said on Thursday.

A drought and heat wave in Europe this summer could cause a shortage of potatoes big enough for industrial production of French fries, a German industry group warned on Tuesday.

The population structure of the Phytophthora infestans populations that caused the recent 2013–14 late blight epidemic in eastern India (EI) and northeastern India (NEI) was examined. The data provide new baseline information for populations of P. infestans in India. A migrant European 13_A2 genotype was responsible for the 2013–14 epidemic, replacing the existing populations. Mutations have generated substantial sub-clonal variation with 24 multi-locus genotypes (MLGs) found, of which 19 were unique variants not yet reported elsewhere globally.

THE British government has invested US$5 million in potato farming in Northern Province to boost agriculture production in the region and contribute to the country’s economic diversification progra

The most famous potato-growing effort in space is a fictional one, by Matt Damon's character Mark Watney in the film The Martian.

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