Breeding

German potato breeder Solana introduces three new varieties

Breeder and seed supplier Solana GmbH will use the upcoming potato fairs to introduce a total of three new table potatoes.

Both the Weuthen Potato Day (August 29, Schwalmtal) and the Potato Europe (September 4 & 5, Tournai / Belgium) will focus on the extended variety spectrum of the company, which has its headquarters in Hamburg.

“We will present a total of three new 2019 approvals, namely Lea, Marta and Jule,” reports product manager Arne Pagel.

Variety Lea is said to be suitable for both conventional and organic farming.

Full report by FreshPlaza here