Topic: Research potatoes 2005-2008

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Research Projects

Effect of zeaxanthin potatoes on soil life – bacterial and fungal diversity in the root zone

(2005 – 2008) Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute for Plant Virology, Microbiology and Biosafety;… more

Research Projects

Effect of zeaxanthin potato on soil life and soil quality

(2005 – 2008) Technical University of Munich (TUM), Chair of Soil Ecology, Oberschleissheim more

Research Results

“We have not found any effects that go beyond normal varietal differences.”

A team of researchers led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has been investigating the effect of different potato varieties on so… more

Research Potato

New potatoes – a remedy for blindness in old age?

Genetically modified potatoes that accumulate the carotenoid zeaxanthin in their tubers are expected to protect against age-related blindness.… more

Research Live

Varietal effect

July 2006. The sky is clear and the sun has been shining all morning over the farm. On a potato field behind the farm buildings ten young peop… more


Oil attack on trial potato field

Another field release of genetically modified potatoes has been destroyed on the Roggenstein estate near Olching in the rural district of Fürs… more


Potato field destroyed

On the night of 23 June a trial field with genetically modified potatoes on the Roggenstein estate near Munich was destroyed. The field was to… more