Scientific and Practical Centre for Potato, Fruit and Vegetable Growing

https://belbulba.by/  
223013, Belarus, Minsk district, ag. Samokhvalovichi, st. Kovaleva, 2a tel./fax +375 17 5 120 510

Medium late potato variety Vektar

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Belarus

IDENTIFIER

BO5103

PUBLISHED

2022-05-26

LAST UPDATE

2022-05-27

DEADLINE

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Responsible
Liana Streletskaia
+375175066779
belbulba@tut.by
Summary
Scientific and Practical Centre for Potato, Fruit and Vegetable Growing offers consumers a medium late potato variety Vektar under a license or manufacturing agreement and is looking for partners interested in a distribution services agreement.
Description
Variety Vectar.
Early maturity: medium late.
Household purpose: canteen.
Productivity: up to 67.3 t/ha.
Starch content: 13.8–19.2 %.
Consumer qualities: taste qualities are good, culinary type VS.
Disease resistance: resistant to potato cancer, potato nematode; it is highly resistant to viruses X, Y, M, dry fusarium rot, rhizoctonia on tubers, anthracnose, drought; relatively resistant to late blight on leaves, Alternaria, scab; moderately resistant to viruses L, S.
Morphological features: tubers are round-oval, red; the peel is slightly meshed; eyes superficial flesh yellow; resistant to mechanical damage; red-purple flowers.

Variety features:
– suitable for cultivation on all types of soil;
- large-tuber, when grown for seed purposes, a thickened planting is required (58–68 thousand tubers/ha);
- good keeping quality;
- the duration of the dormant period of tubers is average.

Read more: Medium late potato varieties (in Russian)
Advantages and Innovations
Variety features:
– suitable for cultivation on all types of soil;
- large-tuber, when grown for seed purposes, a thickened planting is required (58–68 thousand tubers/ha);
- good keeping quality.
Stage of development
Already on the market
Comments regarding stage of development
Included in the State Register of the Republic of Belarus in 2013
Funding source
State budged
Internal
IPR status
Patents granted
Comments regarding IPS status
Patent of the Republic of Belarus No. 377 dated 12.15.2013
Sector group
Agrofood

Organization information

Type
R&D institution
Year established
2006
NACE keywords
A.01.13 - Growing of vegetables and melons, roots and tubers
M.72.11 - Research and experimental development on biotechnology
M.74.90 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities n.e.c.
Turnover (in EUR)
10-20M
Already engaged in transnational cooperation
Yes
Additional comments
Scientific and Practical Centre for Potato, Fruit and Vegetable Growing is a dynamically developing state scientific selection and seed-growing enterprise in the field of potato growing.

At present, the Scientific and Practical Centre for Potato, Fruit and Vegetable Growing is one of the leading agrarian scientific institutions in Belarus. The scientific work of the Center is complex. The co-executors of the topic are the Institute of Plant Protection, the Grodno Zonal Institute of Plant Growing, regional agricultural experimental stations, the Institute of Genetics and Cytology, the Institute of Biophysics and Cell Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Scientific and Practical Center for Food of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the BSAA and a number of other institutions, which allows deepening theoretical orientation of research, depth of study of experimental material, reliability of conclusions and recommendations for the conditions of various regions of the Republic of Belarus. International cooperation covers many countries, including Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Germany, China, etc.

Main directions of scientific activity:
1. Creation of fundamentally new varieties and hybrids of potatoes with a yield of 50.0-80.0 t/ha, fruits - 25.0-30.0 t/ha, berries - 10.0-12.0 t/ha and vegetable crops – 40.0–100.0 t/ha.
2. Development of targeted environmentally friendly resource-saving technologies for the production of potatoes, fruit and vegetable crops.
3. Ensuring variety change and variety renewal due to the accelerated production of original seed and planting material.
4. Scientific support of the potato and fruit and vegetable growing industries to increase their economic efficiency, competitiveness and fully meet the needs of the Republic of Belarus with high-quality potato, fruit and vegetable products.
Languages spoken
English
Russian

Information about partnership

Type of partnership considered
Distribution services agreement
License agreement
Manufacturing agreement
Type and role of partner sought
Consumers interested in purchasing the medium late potato variety Vektar under a license or manufacturing agreement.

Partners interested in purchasing the medium late potato variety Vektar under a distribution services agreement.
Type and size of partner sought
> 500
251-500
SME 51-250
SME 11-50
SME <= 10
R&D Institution
University

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