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Fredericton Research and Development Centre

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Fredericton Research and Development Centre, New Brunswick

850 Lincoln Road,
Post Office Box 20280
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 4Z7

Telephone: 506-460-4300


Latitude: 45.923397
Longitude: −66.606842

The Fredericton Research and Development Centre was established in 1912 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. It also includes the Benton Ridge sub-station 100 kilometers west of Fredericton near Woodstock, New Brunswick, which supports potato germplasm enhancement activities.

Potato research is the Centre's main focus as the province of New Brunswick is a recognized world leader in potato production. The scientific research at the Centre is in three areas:

Facilities at the Fredericton Research and Development Centre

Current research activities

Agri-based science solutions for the environment

Leading edge research for better products

Results of our research

First commercial potato variety released in 1950. Currently 18 Fredericton Research Centre-developed potato releases are in production across Canada and internationally.


Agro-ecosystem productivity and health

Biodiversity and bioresources

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