Fertilize potatoes sustainably - the variety makes the difference

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Cultivation trial with the edible variety Milva (left) and the starch variety Av
Cultivation trial with the edible variety Milva (left) and the starch variety Avamond (right) in comparison Photo: Christin Meyer


Press release: Fertilizing potatoes sustainably - the variety makes the difference

Thesis by Göttingen University student on nitrogen fertilization receives award

The Förderungsgemeinschaft der Kartoffelwirtschaft e. V. (Association for the Promotion of the Potato Industry) has honored a thesis that was completed at the University of Göttingen. As part of her Master’s thesis at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Christin Meyer investigated how reduced nitrogen fertilization affects the yield, quality and nitrogen use efficiency of different potato varieties. The results show that a variety-specific reduction in the nitrogen supply has no negative impact on yield or quality. ...
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