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Biotech potato breeding project looks to knock out late blight

Potato versus fungus; fungus wins – TKO. Phytophthora infestans is an aggressive foe wiping out entire potato crops each season. The fight against late blight globally is an expensive one, and its purse is hefty, with stakeholders losing billions of dollars each year. Realizing the need to jab at the late blight problem, the Feed the Future Biotechnology Potato Partnership has stepped into the ring[Read More...]

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