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AVEBE, BASF to cooperate on GM potatoes


December 16, 2010
By Fox Business

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December 16, 2010,
Frankfurt, Germany – Potato starch manufacturer AVEBE and BASF Plant Science
recently announced they are creating a research and development alliance aimed
at bringing farmers modern and fungal resistant starch potato varieties.

December 16, 2010,
Frankfurt, Germany – Potato starch manufacturer AVEBE and BASF Plant Science
recently announced they are creating a research and development alliance aimed
at bringing farmers modern and fungal resistant starch potato varieties.

The companies will start
developing a late blight resistant amylopectin starch potato. Late blight is a
serious problem in potato farming in Europe.

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