Scientific innovation of CIP will make it possible to save water in potato cultivation We will be able to grow potatoes in arid zones with effective use of water, […]
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In the Uganda confined field trials after six weeks and using no fungicidals all of the non-GM varieties had completely died while all GM potatoes remained unaffected. This first observation of resistance to late blight in the field marks an important milestone in the development and future deployment of biotech potato varieties to farmers in Africa that will reduce losses and reduce cost of production significantly.
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International Potato Centre recently unveiled Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato’s potentials, rolling out two varieties of the produce – King J and Mothers Delight. Sweet potato, a staple crop in Sub-Saharan Africa […]
Dr. Barbara H. Wells, CIP director general will lead the CIP delegation to COP 21 in Paris, France
Results from early trials conducted by CIP, show great promise in the global quest to tame late blight, the scourge of smallholder potato farmers and large producers globally. CIP is […]
In 2014, the International Potato Center’s (CIP) scientific productivity increased markedly with 70 papers published in international scientific journals and manuals developed for strengthening capacity among scientists and practitioners. CIP’s Office of the Deputy Director General of Research and Development highlights the following significant scientific achievements in the past year: