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WPC webinar reminder: Hybrid Breeding and Hybrid True Potato Seeds (HTPS) Revolutionizing The Potato Industry

Don’t miss out on the World Potato Congress’ (WPC) second webinar of 2020 featuring Mr. Hein Kruyt, CEO of Solynta. 

The webinar will be hosted this coming Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (USA and Canada). Here’s how to register in advance:
Following your registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing information on how to join the webinar.

Webinar participants will be able to interact with the presenter of the webinar. 

Hein Kruyt CEO of Solynta, the front runner in Hybrid True Potato Seeds (HTPS) will give an introduction into HTPS  as well as the exciting opportunity to revolutionizing potato research, breeding and industry.  This technology is disrupting a system that has been in place for over a century.  It will allow the industry to be more nimble and responsive to changes in market demands and production environments.

During this presentation, we will be covering:
– The difference between Hybrid TPS (HTPS) and Random TPS (RTPS) including some sesame street level refresher to the genetics.
– The benefits
– As healthy starting material, the single most important element for a good crop.
– As superior breeding system Manifold faster in crossing improved varieties with better taste, less waste, higher yield, lower environmental impact.
– The possible applications.
– The foreseeable future.

The host for the WPC webinar series will be Director, Dr. Nora Olsen ([email protected]).

All webinars are recorded and can be viewed via the World Potato Congress Inc. website at

WPC Inc. looks forward to interacting with you during this initiative. We welcome all your feedback via email: [email protected].


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