Potato Variety Development and Improvement in the Northwest Grant uri icon



  • Improved varieties are desperately needed to combat ever-increasing stress and pest problems, improve production and utilization efficiency, and maintain the competitiveness of the US potato industry. Among the genetic improvements needed are better fresh market and processing quality, resistance to major environmental stresses, insect pests and diseases, improved storability, and lowered production costs.

date/time interval

  • June 1, 2005 - May 31, 2007

sponsor award ID

  • IDA00402-SG