WiSci Steam Girls Camp visits CIP

August 8, 2016 By CPAD

In coordination with the US State Department CIP hosted over 100 high school age girls and gave them an opportunity to see what agricultural research looks like in the labs and fields of our campus.

First field observation In Uganda shows extreme resistance to late blight by GM potato

January 25, 2016 By CPAD

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.

NASA wants to grow potatoes on Mars

December 22, 2015 By CPAD

NASA and the Peru-based International Potato Centre (CIP) will start cultivating potatoes in Mars-like conditions on Earth, with the hope of eventually building a controlled dome on Mars capable of […]

International Potato Center Scientific Achievements of 2014

February 19, 2015 By CPAD

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:

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