HoReCo pilots “Potato Seeds Multiplication” to satisfy country’s demand.
The Horticulture in Reality Corporation(HoReCo) has started producing potato seeds in Kinigi,Musanze district. One of the benefits of such seeds is that as opposed to using many tones of perishable potato tubes per hectare,farmers will be able to plant less of seeds on the same size of land and also most farmers across the country will benefit from HoReCo in its project “Potato Seeds Production”.
If adopted, the new irish potatoes seeds will reduce the cost that farmers incur and increase their access to certified seeds.
True and certified Potato Seed, are resistant to diseases, easy to transport and store,said” Senior Agronomist of HoReCo”in Musanze district.
This project that started last year in farming season 2019C, and it continues this season as HoReCo agronomists find that the true seeds are promising.