Seed Potatoes Flyer
How a potato becomes a seed potato & The difference between seed and ordinary potatoes!
Any normal potato will sprout from the eyes and produce a new plant to reproduce itself. That is nature’s way. Unfortunately, any diseases in the potato will reproduce as well, and for this reason potato farmers will plant their crops using only “seed potatoes”, grown by specialist growers under very controlled conditions. Certified seed takes this a step further and is grown according to set regulations and inspected by a certification body whose job it is to make sure rules are followed and that the “seed” reaches the quality standards expected. People buying seed with the ViCSPA certification label attached know that the potatoes have reached those high standards.