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First halophile potatoes harvested.

Razgorov Prikazka (1699498) writes | more than 3 years ago

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Razgorov Prikazka (1699498) writes "A Dutch based company from Groningen is trying to create a potato race that is able to survive in a saline environment. The first test-batch is just lifted on the island Texel and seem to be in good shape. The company states that rising sea-levels will create a demand for halophile crops.

TFA in Dutch: http://www.rtvnoord.nl/nieuws/nieuws.asp?pid=93291

Googletranslation: http://translate.google.nl/translate?js=y&prev=_t&hl=nl&ie=UTF-8&layout=1&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rtvnoord.nl%2Fnieuws%2Fnieuws.asp%3Fpid%3D93291&sl=nl&tl=en

The company (only in Dutch): http://www.dbiemondbv.nl/home.html

I do wonder if one still has to put salt on ones potatoes when they are grown in salt water..."

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