New potato seeds could spark revolution
October 6, 2014 By Western Producer
October 6, 2014, Broderick, Sask — Research underway in Saskatchewan is part of a worldwide revolution in potato production, say officials at Tuberosum Technologies Inc.
At a recent open house at the company’s facility in Saskatchewan’s irrigation district near Broderick, TTI showcased its work with true potato seed (TPS) technology.
The tiny fruit appears on mature potato plants, although not all current varieties produce them.
Instead of planting seed potatoes, or tubers with the eyes required to sprout a new plant, TPS uses the tiny seeds from inside these fruits. READ MORE
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