The potato disease Dickeya can be detected by laboratory testing — but is there enough of it present to justify the higher costs? That is the question facing Canadian Seed Potato Growers exporting to the United States who are increasingly asked for the test.
Years before that french fry landed on your plate, the plant that would eventually give rise to the spud your fry was cut from was sealed away deep in a secure-access building, growing slowly in a test tube inside a locked growth chamber.
La Comunidad Andina de Naciones (CAN) y el Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) ampliarán sus trabajos conjuntos en la zona andina y con miras al Congreso Mundial de la Papa, que se celebrará en el Cusco en 2018, para lo cual suscribirán próximamente un convenio marco de cooperación.
Buntata is a collaborative effort between the University of St Andrews and the James Hutton Institute to enable open access to our information resources and put them at the fingertips of potato growers.