Exploring genetic diversity of native Andean potatoes for an increased value crop

Lead Research Organisation: National Inst of Agricultural Botany
Department Name: Centre for Research

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Publications

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Description Understanding of the limiting factors (water) for the potential growth of the potato crops in NW Argentina.
Exploitation Route Adoption of modern agronomy practice by INTA Argentina.
Sectors Agriculture, Food and Drink

 
Description Visit to the potato growers in NW Argentina has supported the consideration for adoption of new tools (mathematical models) to track crop performance.
First Year Of Impact 2019
Sector Agriculture, Food and Drink
Impact Types Economic

 
Description INTA Balcarce Argentina 
Organisation International Trademark Association
Country United States 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Informatics and data analysis - modelling potato crops in the Argentina altiplano and working with small-holder farmers.
Collaborator Contribution Genetic diversity and access to potato growers in NW Argentina.
Impact Visit to potato growers in Argentina to understand their challenges (GCRF).
Start Year 2018
 
Description Potato Sentinel Site - FarmerZone 
Organisation Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
Country India 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Founding member of the Potato Sentinel Site past of DBT's FarmerZone initiative.
Collaborator Contribution Creation of the SentinelSite. NIAB is a founding member of the Potato Sentinel Site with a position of direct influence in the implementation of this project.
Impact Membership of the Potato Sentinel Site.
Start Year 2018
 
Description FarmerZone - Potato Sentinel Site - Kick off meeting - Indian Institute of Technology - Mandi 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact NIAB participated of the kick off meeting for the FarmerZone's Potato Sentinel Site. The meeting defined the basis for the implementation of the software platform and the initial objectives to deliver a data-driven solution for small-holder potato farmers in India.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://iitmandi.ac.in/pressreleases/pressrel/Press%20Note_IITMandi_FarmerZone_22May18.pdf
 
Description Potatoes in Practice - NIAB Stand - August 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Attended the Potato in Practice event at the James Hutton Institute. We engaged with other attendees at NIAB"s stand. We presented the potato yield model developed by NIAB CUF.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Visit to INTA Balcarce - May 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact visit to INTA oustation in Balcarce - we presented to local growers and researchers about NIAB's applied potato research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Visit to potato growers fields and INTA in NW Argentina - February 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact We visit smallholder potato growers in NW Argentina. This is the the target group of the project. The aim of the project is to explore the potential of the application and implementation of modern agronomy practices to improve crop yields. During this event we also engaged with the local media.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019