Our company "Torus" is engaged in production of seed potatoes since 1998. We
are a young company in this branch of industry, but our specialists have a
big experience of work in state and private agricultural enterprises of the
The program of providing agricultural enterprises of the Tatarstan Republic
with seed potatoes of high quality with the aim of raising general yield of
potato in our republic was devised by us.
The requirement for seed potatoes in Tatarstan Republic is 480 thousand tons
Seed potatoes storage is 220-250 thousand tones per year.
Considering this and other factors, we hold that seed potatoes production
in the Tatarstan Republic is very profitable and we are widening our sown
areas for seed potatoes production.
In 1999 we cultivated potatoes on the sown area of 30 hectares. There were 4
varieties of potato of Holland origin. In 2000 we are going to sow 100-120
hectares. At present we are choosing the most suitable varieties from all
over the world, which are able to give high yield in the natural conditions
of Tatarstan Republic and are resistant to diseases and can satisfy
requirements of consumers' market of Tatarstan.
We would be glad to get any manifestation of partnership from companies and
privet personas, which are occupied in this sphere. We are waiting for any
suggestions and questions. We would be grateful for any help from the seed
potatoes specialists, sailors, producers and research workers.
Sincerely yours, with the hope of cooperation,
Valery V.Spiryagin, the head of <Torus-Kazan>.
E-mail: torus at mi.ru, lordara at mi.ru