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‘Geographic Constraints in Potato Breeding’ the theme of upcoming World Potato Congress webinar

The World Potato Congress (WPC) is looking to increase its networking role for the global professional potato value chain, especially during the interval between congresses. 

As a result, WPC set up a webinar series to bring potato professionals together by offering presentations to share inspiring and innovative knowledge or visions. 

On Monday, February 25, 2019 WPC President, Romain Cools, introduced this new communication approach with the first webinar entitled: “World Potato Congress Inc. – Premier Global Networking Organization”.  The webinar can be viewed here.

A second webinar will be held this coming Friday, March 8, 2019 at 09:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time with Dr. Peter VanderZaag, WPC Director.

Dr. VanderZaag will share his thoughts on: “Geographic Constraints in Potato Breeding: Role of Day Length, Temperature and Light Intensity in Selecting for Adaptation”Please go here to register in good time for the webinar.

The host for the WPC webinar series will be WPC Director, Dr. Nora Olsen (