Drought proof potatoes target of international research

December 8 2018 - 6:00pm
DETAIL: As the crossbred potatoes developed in phase one may not possess all the characteristics that consumers and farmers want, CIP and partners will work with smallholder farmers in Peru and Kenya to evaluate them and select the best ones.

THE strain of drought might predominantly draw the focus of the livestock industry in Australia but potato growers may benefit from South American research looking at more drought tolerant lines.  

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