CIP publishes Potato catalogue 2009/10

The International Potato Center recently announced the publication of their New World Catalogue of Potato Varieties.

The Catalogue contains more than 4500 potato varieties that are cultivated in over 100 countries world wide. Each variety listed in the catalogue also has the the following information associated to it:

* Variety name: Including synonym(s)
* Breeder name and contact information
* Year: Year introduced to the industry
* Countries where cultivated. It also includes countries where it is grown other than the country of origin
* Maturity: Early to late
* Tuber shape
* Depth of eyes
* Flesh colour
* Skin colour
* Usage: Table, industry, french fries, chips (crisps)
* Disease resistance

Learn more about this publication here.

About Bioversity Library

Maintained by staff at Bioversity International Library, this blog aims to provide readers with updates on new information resources within the field of plant genetic resources (PGR), agrobiodiversity and conservation; [with a little fun thrown in as well].
This entry was posted in Biodiversity, Crop wild relatives. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to CIP publishes Potato catalogue 2009/10

  1. Seyoum Mekonen says:

    your informations are very valuable, Since i am dealing witth Potato research development and PhD studies i want to continue

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s