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Colourful Potato Varieties

Posted on: March 11th, 2015 by Annette Welsford No Comments

Colourful potato varieties are a fun way to explore the many flavours and textures of potatoes. They look great in place of traditional potatoes, and are packed with nutrients. These specialty varieties may be hard to find, so you may have to grow your own. Purple Peruvian The purple Peruvian is a fingerling potato with deep violet skin ...

Wild Potatoes are being used to Develop Commercial Potatoes that will Resist Disease

Posted on: March 12th, 2012 by Annette Welsford 1 Comment

With potatoes being the number one veggie crop in the USA, it's not surprising that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has dedicated a lot of time and money to doing all it can to develop potatoes that will resist the typical diseases that attack potatoes. It's not just the damage from potato diseases that ...