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World Catalogue of Potato Varieties: Latest edition published

The 6th Edition of the World Catalogue of Potato Varieties has been published. Edited by Lukie Pieterse and Julian Judd, the Catalogue contains descriptions of more than 4,500 different potato varieties which are cultivated in over 100 countries world wide. The Catalogue also contains descriptions of approx. 1,900 wild potatoes. Information about each variety is presented in table format complimented by the use of a colour scheme that enables the reader to get a quick overview. The content of the Catalogue is organized alphabetically according to variety name, but a separate chapter is also devoted to a listing of varieties in all countries, with a reference to the description of the variety. A further chapter provides contact details of breeders and breeding/research institutes in several countries around the world.  “World Catalogue of Potato Varieties” is not only a reference manual for researchers and breeders at universities, colleges and institutes, but is a unique publication with practical value to commercial potato farmers, retailers, processors, packers, and others in the industry. The Catalogue can be bought online from Erling Verlag in Germany. Details on this site