Breeding, North America, Pests and Diseases, Production/Agronomy, Varieties

New Canadian potato variety said to be resistant to common scab

In mid-July, a new variety of potato named Alliston was officially registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, making it the first tater in history to take its name from the potato capital of Ontario. The new variety was developed by a potato breeder from Quebec, Andre Gagnon. Gagnon wanted to create a spud with a round to oval shape,[Read More...]

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