On July 30, at the Potato Breeding Center LLC "Agrostar" of the Pokhvistnevsky district of the Samara region, the first block was solemnly laid for the future breeding laboratory, created as part of the complex scientific and technical project "Development of potato breeding and seed production in the Samara region."
The director of the economy A. Shakhvalov introduced the guests invited to the event: deputy. Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Samara Region A. Akimov, Head of the Pokhvistnevsky District Y. Ryabov, State Duma Deputy from the Samara Region V. Kazakov, General Director of LLC MAG V. Molyanov with the results of the Center's work.
The head of the Center, breeder N. Ivanaiskaya, presented breeding hybrids in greenhouses, told about new technologies for the production of minitubers in the open field.
The participants of the event examined hybrids and strains undergoing pre-registration tests in the field. The Potato Breeding Center conducts a full cycle of seed production using its own patented technology for growing minitubers from microplants in the field. The plans for the end of 2020 are the submission for state testing of the first own variety and further selection of field strains to obtain the best varietal indicators.
Based on materials from the Press Service of NP "SK SO"