See below for a list of useful links associated with potato research.
The APA’s core objective is to promote production and utilization of potato and sweetpotato for food and nutrition security in Africa. Additionally, the APA facilitates knowledge sharing by bringing together diverse stakeholders in the potato sector across Africa. Drawing scientists, practitioners and entrepreneurs from over 20 African countries and abroad, the APA members cover an extensive range of research and development of the promising crops.
Indian Potato Association (IPA) was established in 1974, to coincide with the Silver Jubilee of Central Potato Research Institute. The Headquarters of IPA is located at Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla (HP). The Association brings all the potato workers, associated with the cause of potato, under one umbrella. For encouraging potato research and development, the Association publishes an internationally renowned Potato Journal.
The Potato Association of America is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving potato health and utilization world-wide. Our more than 500 members work to actively promote all aspects of potato production, utilization, biology and breeding.
Soils, Irrigation, and Agrometeorology; Diseases and Pests; Physiology and Stress; Storage and Processing
The Charlottetown Research Centre has responsibility for research on management aspects of potato production. Research projects investigate new technology for production of tablestock and processing potatoes as well as production of high quality seed potatoes.
The Commonwealth Potato Collection is a major genebank curated by the James Hutton Institute containing over 1300 accessions of 86 different species related to the cultivated potato S. tuberosum L.
Specialised in the sciences underpinning agriculture for sustainable crop production and commodity protection, environmental management & conservation and in comprehensive analytical services across the area of food safety and quality
The International Potato Center, known worldwide by its Spanish acronym, CIP, sees the potato and other Andean root and tuber crops as underexploited resources for agricultural development and hunger relief in developing countries.
The Center conducts research and extension projects related to potatoes, sugar beets, dry beans, forages, small grains, entomology, weed science, irrigation and water resources.
Federal Research Institute of Nutrition and Food
Over the past 30 years NIAB CUF, formerly the Agronomy Research Group at Cambridge University Farm, has led the way in developing a greater understanding of the potato crop and its cultivation, working closely with the entire potato supply chain to improve production efficiency and sustainability in this important sector of the arable economy.
NJF’s objective is to promote agricultural research in the Nordic-Baltic countries. NJF arranges seminars, which facilitate close contacts between scientists, advisors and end-users of knowledge. The members are engaged in research, education, extension, administration or other public or private services in the agricultural sector.
Oregon State University - Klamath Agricultural Experiment Station.
A branch of the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University
The Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station is a branch of the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station, a part if Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
The PIE is an information clearing house for growers and other production-oriented professionals. It provides text on most aspects of production, storage, and marketing and links to many additional topics of interest such as weather, water quality, and endangered species.
The Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute was founded on January 1, 1951, as a scientific unit designed for research in breeding and seed production of major field crops. The Institute is under the direction of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Economy
The Fredericton Research Centre develops new cultivars and technologies for the production, handling, and management of potatoes. The Centre also maintains a national repository of potato gene resources and conducts research on soil management and conservation.
The history of Potato Research Institute stretches back to the first half of the twentieth century. In 1920, shortly after World War I and establishment of Czechoslovakian Republic, private Potato Research Institute was founded and supported by Central Association of Potato Growers.
The present-day SRUC is a large and modern organisation undertaking advanced education and training, specialist research and development and expert advisory and consultancy work across a wide range of subjects, but with an emphasis on food, land and environmental science and resource and business management.
AHDB Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research is the leading post-harvest applied research facility for agricultural storage in the UK. It has extensive facilities for work on potato and is also engaged in other forms of crop storage R&D, including field vegetables and controlled atmosphere storage
Wageningen University & Research
The AHDB Potatoes 'Fight against Blight' (FAB) service has been reporting blight alerts for the past 10 years. This information is collected on a voluntary basis by Blight Scouts drawn from the industry who are routinely walking potato fields during the season. The samples sent in for analysis are also used for work on mating types.
This web site is designed to offer an online potato late blight extension resource for all types of interested parties. This web page houses many pictures of common foliar and tuber diseases and conditions of potatoes which may help as one deals with potatoes and in particular late blight.
The Pocket Diagnostics have been developed to provide rapid on-site diagnosis of plant pathogens in a variety of crops.
University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Guidelines for potatoes
Short article about folklore and description of potato uses.
AHDB Potatoes is a division of the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board, and is committed to making the GB potato industry more competitive and sustainable through factual, evidence-based advice, information and activity.
DANESPO handles the growing and marketing of seed, ware and processing potatoes, for Danish and export markets. DANESPO covers all aspects and activities within the potato world, i.e. import and transit trading.
The Finnish Seed Potato Centre Ltd (SPK) is a leading Finnish company specialising in the production of seed potatoes.
A source for online potato information from Syngenta.
The basis of HZPC is formed by more than 700 independent potato growers, who are mainly established in the north, centre and south-west of the Netherlands.
This website contains the variety directory for MN Certified Seed Potatoes, seed potato growers, and ag-related sites of interest
De Nederlandse Algemene Keuringsdienst voor zaaizaad en pootgoed van landbouwgewassen vervult de wettelijke keuringstaak in opdracht van de Minister van Landbouw, Natuurbeheer en Visserij.
The National Potato Council is the advocate for the economic well-being of U.S. potato growers on federal legislative, regulatory, environmental, and trade issues.
De Nederlandse Aardappel Organisatie is een organisatie die de belangen van de Nederlandse consumptie- en industrieaardappelhandelaren alsmede pootaardappelhandelaren behartigt. Zij is hiertoe in 1939 opgericht en vanaf het eerste uur zijn alle handelaren in Nederland lid van de vereniging
NIVAP, the Netherlands Potato Consultative Foundation, is a technical and non-commercial counselling foundation for the collective export promotion of seed potatoes, grown in the Netherlands.
Records added per year: 1,800. Journal Articles, Reports, Conferences and Books, Quarterly/Annual Author and Subject Indexes
In 1988, the Alberta Potato Marketing Board (the name was later changed to Potato Growers of Alberta) was established to maintain a minimum price on all potatoes at the farm gate, except those for processing, sold in Alberta.
We are a tax-exempt non-profit educational organization which has been informing people about the importance of food since 1975. The museum researches, collects, preserves, exhibits and explains the history of the potato and its promising future.
The mission of the Vegetable Lab is to genetically improve the quality and pest resistance of vegetables and develop more efficient production practices.
Well known for its potato industry the Netherlands yields outstanding potatoes for table, seed, processing and starch use facilitated by excellent growing conditions, well-trained farmers and leading research programmes.
A University College serving land and related industries since 189. Research in the Post Harvest Technology Unit is focusing upon disease reduction in stored fruits and vegetables using non-chemical treatments.