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Record number 542073
Title Resistant potato awaits approval
Author(s) Haverkort, Anton; Jacobsen, Evert
Source Resistant potato awaits approval, Wageningen world 4 p.10-15, 2015-12-01, Arno van 't Hoog,
Department(s) Agro Toegepaste Plantenecologie
Plant Breeding
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2015
About Using Wageningen gene technology, potatoes can now be produced which require very little pesticide to stay free of potato blight. Resistant potato varieties could be a reality within five years, but genetic modification is a sensitive issue and a decision in Brussels is anxiously awaited. ‘We have four months to go before the seed potatoes start to rot.’
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