Crisis or not, without breeding there are no solutions

In times of crisis, it doesn’t help the entrepreneur to join the complainers, but to systematically search for solutions and in doing so withstand the difficult period.

In times of crisis, it doesn’t help the entrepreneur to join the complainers, but to systematically search for solutions and in doing so withstand the difficult period. Potato breeders often have ready answers to the many and varied recessions. Solutions to pests, diseases, stress and so on. This is also the main reason why the annual Varieties’ Presentations at the beginning of November again attracted considerable interest from all over the world. Each presentation – now at 21 locations around Emmeloord – gave more than one answer to the question of which varieties are able to steer the sector through the various crises – or may even prevent them. 

 

Jaap Delleman and Leo Hanse