The Governor of the Moscow Region Andrei Vorobyov on Wednesday paid a working visit to the Doka-Gennye Tekhnologii enterprise in the Dmitrovsky district of the Moscow Region, where he was shown new varieties of potatoes, RIAMO reports.
As explained in the explanatory material, since 1998, Doka-Genetic Technologies LLC has been operating in the Dmitrovsky district, which has developed, patented and industrially uses innovative technologies for the production of virus-free mini-tubers of potatoes. The enterprise delivered the developed technological equipment to Canada, Germany, Colombia, and China.
The enterprise has completely solved the problem of import substitution of seed potatoes both for its own production and for providing potato producers. Seed potato production is 7,2 thousand tons per year.
In 2014, in accordance with the decision of the Presidium of the Modernization Council under the President of the Russian Federation of November 24, 2014, the Doka-Gene Technologies LLC established the Doka-Gene breeding and genetic center, which conducts its own innovative research on selection and genetics potatoes, relying on the latest advances in molecular biology, which can significantly reduce the breeding cycle from 12-15 years to 5-7 years, produce varieties with high resistance to viral and bacterial diseases, and t kzhe varieties with desired consumer and functional properties.
The scientific and production complex created by Doka-Genetic Technologies LLC has no analogues in the Russian Federation. The total investment of the enterprise in the seed production project exceeds 750 million rubles, all financing was carried out at its own expense.
A source: https://riamo.ru