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Güngörbey Potato Type Registration

  •  Wednesday, April 13, 2022
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Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture of our University, Faculty Member of the Department of Field Crops Assoc. Dr. Yasin Bedrettin Karan and Yozgat Bozok University Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Güngör Yılmaz  The potato variety with the code TOGÜ 6/28 ,of which they are the breeders, was registered at the meeting of the Industrial Plants Registration Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, under the name "Güngörbey", in the name of the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture of our University.

TUBITAK project named "Selection of New Clones from Some Potato Hybrids and Molecular Characterization of Başçiftlik Local Potato Species", numbered 106O626, national potato variety named Güngörbey with the code of TOGÜ 6/28, numbered 2140115, "Renewal of Potato Advanced Breeding Lines with Meristem Culture and Development of Native Varieties" Special Provincial Administration application by the General Directorate of Tokat Governorship with the TUBITAK project.

The "Güngörbey" variety, which ranks first in terms of yield in the trials conducted by the Central Directorate of Seed Registration and Certification in different regions of Turkey in 2019-2021, will make a significant contribution to reducing the foreign dependency of our country in the seed sector.

We hope that the new potato variety developed will be beneficial for our country, and we congratulate our teachers who contributed to their success.