Chile advances in the development of new varieties of table grapes

The Asoex Fruit Technology Consortium is making progress in obtaining its first 3 varieties of grapes, 100% developed in Chile. Patricio Arce, director of the Table Grape Genetic Improvement Program (PMG) of the Asoex Fruit Technology Consortium, said that the goal is to develop varieties for export, creating seedless varieties with defined colors, that have low production costs, require less labor, and with a good postharvest.