Scientists from the International Potato Center (CIP) are using wild potatoes to develop climate-resilient varieties.
Allan Siano is a Senior Science Research Specialist at the government of the Philippines, undertaking a PhD programme in Horticultural Science at the School of Agriculture and Environment of Massey University, New Zealand.
Understanding the contribution of seed tuber- and soilborne inoculum of Rhizoctonia solani AG 3-PT in causing black scurf disease epidemics is an important step in implementing effective
Rising production costs for process potatoes grown in New Zealand mean that yields of at least 70 t/ha are needed to achieve a sustainable profit, yet the national average is only 55 t/ha.
Imágenes de Defectos y enfermedades en las papas
The Maine Potato Board presented the eighth annual Maine Harvest Festival in Bangor the weekend of Nov. 17 and 18, and once again featured the popular Caribou Russet potato.
The West Bengal government has issued a blanket ban on importing seed potatoes, particularly from Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir owing to presence of Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN) in the produce.
Chlorpropham (or CIPC) is widely used as a sprout suppressing agro-chemical applied to stored potatoes.