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What is the value of using crop wild relatives in potato breeding?

This article was written by Prof Shelley Jansky (see details below), and was originally published on the Sustainable, Secure Food Blog here. Potato News Today appreciates the permission granted to re-publish it on this site.

It may surprise you to learn that wild potatoes grow like weeds in South America. While farmers in the United States battle weeds like pigweed and lamb

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