Wiñay, the ‘Fresh’ Potato Variety Resistant to Frost

Media: Potato Business

After combining Solanum acaule and Solanum commersonii varieties delivered by US Potato Genebank (USPG) – both of them wild potatoes native to South America – an international team of scientists created a new spud type called Wiñay during their scientific search for a tuber species tolerant to frost.

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