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    can anyone tell me the advantages and disadvantages of frost resisting potatoes please?
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    Hope these might help push you in the right direction...

    Pros:
    *Can grow in a wider range of environments (its frost resisting so thats read "cold")
    *Extra potato crops=more food
    *Potential for several crops a year if winter isn't an issue for them


    Cons
    *Probably going to be a GMO to make it frost resisting, which will be met with consumer resistance
    *Why are they frost resisting? What, are they filled with antifreeze? That doesn't sound safe...
    *Even if it isn't actual antifreeze, is it some other protein/chemical? Is that dangerous too?
    *Could there be a trade off? e.g. smaller potatoes, less potatoes grown by these plants? Slow growing?
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    (Original post by QuentinM)
    Hope these might help push you in the right direction...

    Pros:
    *Can grow in a wider range of environments (its frost resisting so thats read "cold"
    *Extra potato crops=more food
    *Potential for several crops a year if winter isn't an issue for them


    Cons
    *Probably going to be a GMO to make it frost resisting, which will be met with consumer resistance
    *Why are they frost resisting? What, are they filled with antifreeze? That doesn't sound safe...
    *Even if it isn't actual antifreeze, is it some other protein/chemical? Is that dangerous too?
    *Could there be a trade off? e.g. smaller potatoes, less potatoes grown by these plants? Slow growing?
    thanks
 
 
 

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