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Welcome to the Latin American Potato Association!

The Latin American Potato Association (ALAP) was born in 1977, as a result of a previous organization known as the "Latin American Society of Potato Researchers (SLIP)".

About ALAP

The mission of ALAP is to stimulate the production and efficient use of potatoes, as well as increase and disseminate the knowledge we have of this crop through the development of research and dissemination of technical and scientific advances achieved in the regional and global context. All these actions are aimed to awake the interest for this crop in people, with the certainty of achieving greater well-being in the communities that grow potatoes and in the people who consume it in all its forms.

ALAP 2023

The XXIX  Congress of the ALAP, was hold in Puerto Varas- Chile on 2023

Conferences & events

Stay tuned to find out about and participate in potato conferences and events

Thematic Areas

Know our thematic areas and the specialists of each of them


Our History

Records of the meetings of 1975 (Peru) and 1977 (Chile) are known from this society, which corresponded to its seventh and eighth meetings respectively
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Our Partners

The ALAP is an association that represents the Crop Science Industry and its partner companies. A chain is as strong as its weakest link
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Our Journal

The Latin American Potato Journal with e-ISSN: 1853-4961 is indexed in LATINDEX, AGRIS, OJSBOLIVIA, UCB-SP, REDIB, PERIODICA, BIBLAT, DIALNET
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