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Algeria to stop seed potato imports in 2021, minister says

In Algeria, the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries Abdelkader Bouazghi is reported as saying on Saturday that “Algeria will stop the import of potato seeds in 2021.”

In a statement to the press at the farm Richi Abdelmadjid in the commune of Belkheir in Guelma, the minister indicated that this farm has “greatly” succeeded in the technical mastery of the production of quantities of seed potatoes of first generation (G1) allowing the production of second generation G2 plants and “meeting the national needs for Super Elite seeds”.

Most of the seed potatoes imported in Algeria originate in the Netherlands.

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