Variety presentation 2012: in search of innovations

images magazine news 2013 PW3 2013 rassen sWhat is innovation? Van Dale’s Dutch Dictionary is brief. Innovation is simply a synonym to introducing a novelty. 

images magazine news 2013 PW3 2013 rassen lWhat is innovation? Van Dale’s Dutch Dictionary is brief. Innovation is simply a synonym to introducing a novelty. The usual run of things for the Dutch potato breeders, you would say. Certainly, if you consider the full trays of new varieties and numbers that were being admired at the variety presentations in Emmeloord at the beginning of November. But does it stop there? How about breeding techniques, innovations in the market? Views and experiences where innovations are concerned sometimes differ a lot, as became clear during our search for novelties with the companies participating in the show.

 

Leo Hanse and Jaap Delleman