Potato Mini Tuber Specialists
Solan is the premier supplier of early generation potato seed and value-added services to the Australian Potato Seed Industry. We strive to build enduring relationships with each client and maintain a continual focus on ensuring products and services exceed customer expectations. As an intensive agricultural production system, innovations that drive increased yield and quality, improve efficiency and enhance sustainability are paramount
Our Aims are to:
- Provide clients with products and service that exceed their expectations
- Encourage positive work place relationships and training to ensure staff remain engaged and work as a team
- Maintain a strong focus on operating a sustainable system
Solan operates under the National Standard for Certification of Seed Potatoes as administered by AUSVEG and maintained by VICSPA and is accredited with Biosecurity South Australia Plant Health.
Our services offered include:
1. The importation of genetic material
2. Maintenance of genetic material in a dedicated storage area
3. Performing Plant Breeder Registration work Part 1 and Part 2
4. Production of high quality disease free (Generation Zero) mini tubers from cultivars held within Solan’s Genetic Resource Centre via Solan’s tissue culture laboratory through to the fully automated production nursery.
5. Storage of mini tubers within onsite controlled atmosphere cool store facility. This enables Solan to offer clients field ready mini tubers for planting.
If you want to get the latest on Potato Industry Projects and Innovation being coordinated by Horticulture Innovation Australia – HIA you can become a member – It is free, and will keep you up to date on the latest work being carried out in the industry. Click on the link below to see how to become a member!
Solan is now a member of PCA – Protected Cropping Australia http://www.protectedcroppingaustralia.com/
Protected Cropping Australia (PCA) is the peak industry body representing commercial hydroponic and greenhouse growers Australia wide.
Click on the link to see the resources, workshops and events they provide to members!