Submitted to: Valley Potato Grower Magazine
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: April 9, 2012
Publication Date: May 1, 2012
Citation: Suttle, J.C. 2012. USDA-ARS update. Valley Potato Grower Magazine. 77(216):16-17.
Potato research at the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center is conducted by the Sugarbeet & Potato Research Unit at two locations: the Northern Crop Science Laboratory in Fargo, ND and the Potato Research Worksite located in East Grand Forks, MN. Research in Fargo is laboratory oriented and is focused on determining the biological processes controlling potato wound-healing and dormancy progression. Potato research at East Grand Forks supports public potato breeding programs by providing standardized storage and processing evaluations of advanced potato germplasm submitted by breeders. In this article recent advances in unit potato research activities are summarized for the benefit of stakeholders and customers.