Starr Business‘ Tawakalitu Braimah took part in a tour to the Volta region, Ghana to assess how Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato is gradually becoming a source of income for smallholder farmers and other […]
LIMA – Potatoes on Mars? Scientists are reporting promising results growing the tuber under conditions that mimic the Red Planet in an…
“Preliminary results are positive,” the International Potato Center (CIP) said after a potato grew under simulated Mars atmospheric
Accelerated crop breeding is needed to tackle spreading plant disease and drought that threatens many African food staples by Robert Mwanga | International Potato Center
Can potatoes grow on the red planet? The International Potato Center is on the case
Remember when Matt Damon survived on Mars by growing potatoes in the the movie The Martian? Well that might just be possible, researchers…
Martian? Well that might just be possible, researchers from the International Potato Center (CIP) in Peru found.
CIP has been looking into
NASA and the International Potato Center (CIP) have launched a series of experiments to discover if potatoes can grow on Mars. Sputnik…
Potatoes on Mars project was conceived almost a year ago by the International Potato Center.
“Alarmed by the shrinking of arable land, CIP
Un estudio demostraría que la papa peruana puede sembrarse y cosecharse en Marte. Además, la NASA tendría planeado construir una base en…
estudio realizado en Perú en cooperación con la NASA.
El Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) indicó que “Los resultados preliminares (del
Potatoes may be able to feed real-life Red Planet explorers, just as they sustained fictional astronaut Mark Watney in the book and movie…
both Earthly and space-based applications, the scientists said. CIP breeds potato clones that can tolerate high salt conditions or drought.
If you’ve seen the film ‘The Martian’, you would remember that Matt Damon, the protagonist grows potatoes on Mars for survival. The idea of…
to see if the potato scheme could work on Mars.
The International Potato Centre (CIP) in Peru launched a series of experiments to discover