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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETIC ENHANCEMENT OF POTATOES FOR NUTRITIONAL AND PROCESSING QUALITY AND FOR RESISTANCE TO DISEASES

Location: Genetic Improvement of Fruits and Vegetables

Title: Introduction to Potato

Authors
item Bradeen, J -
item Haynes, Kathleen

Submitted to: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Potatoes
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: June 23, 2010
Publication Date: May 27, 2011
Citation: Bradeen, J.M., Haynes, K.G. 2011. Introduction to Potato. In: Bradeen, J.J., Haynes, K.G., editors. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Potatoes. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. p. 300.

Interpretive Summary: This is an introductory chapter on potatoes which gives a brief history of the potato, potato morphology, taxonomy, production statistics, nutritional content, and future prospects for potato research and production. It will appear in a new book entitled Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Potato to be published by Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. The book will be of interest to researchers involved in potato breeding and genetics.

Technical Abstract: This is an introductory chapter on potatoes which gives a brief history of the potato, potato morphology, taxonomy, production statistics, nutritional content, and future prospects for potato research and production. It will appear in a new book entitled Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Potato to be published by Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. The book will be of interest to researchers involved in potato breeding and genetics.

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