seed potato

seed potato

n
(Agriculture) a potato tuber used for planting
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She found, to her dismay, that this was owing to their having eaten all the seed potatoes, that last lapse of the improvident.
Summary: Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] August 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): To protect the interest of the Punjab farmers and uphold the state's leadership position/image as the largest potato seed producing state, the Department of Agriculture and Welfare, Government of Punjab will soon undertake certification and traceability of seed potato to ensure optimum transparency.
Transition Loughborough's Potato Day will see seed potato for sale on a market stall for one day only in the new year.
The potato fair is part of Egerton University's project dubbed Community Action Research Approach Project (Seed Potato CARP+) along with the Baraka Agricultural College, Molo, the Nakuru County government, Ministry of Agriculture and the potato council to boost production of the crop.
Organised by Growing Newsome, the day offers 30 different varieties of seed potato, ideal for home gardeners and allotment holders alike.
These need no pesticide spray on edible and seed potato crops on GB Farms.
Plants from larger seed potato tubers exhibited greater physiological growth and yield (kg/ha) compared to smaller seed tubers when the experiment was terminated at 95 days after emergence.
Two Cuban inspectors toured seed potato fields in the state's Red River Valley last year and plan to return to North Dakota when the potatoes were ready to be shipped, Johnson said.
VEGETABLE producer Emlyn Williams is hosting a CALU workshop aimed at encouraging seed potato production.
Earlier the Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture imposed a ban on import of seed potato from Kyrgyzstan since April 10 to July 31 in order to prevent the spread of potato root nematode.The Agriculture Ministry said all four oblasts where potato is grown have been inspected.
UK potato marketers The Higgins Group have achieved the market seal of approval for two new varieties at the group's seed potato division, HGi.
The marketing director for an Idaho seed potato cooperative believes growers must cut back acreage this year to reduce the surplus that is depressing prices.