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US government approved 3 more Simplot GMO potato types for cultivation and sale
The US federal government has given the final OK to three more types of potatoes genetically engineered by Boise’s J.R. Simplot Co. to resist Phytophthora - the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.
Farmers in Tanzania benefit from more resilient potato varieties
Situated in the Northeast of Tanzania, the district of Lushoto is part of the so called highlands of Tanzania where potatoes are traditionally grown. Due to heat and lack of resilient potato varieties, farmers would often lose all the crop.
Como prevenir, controlar y eliminar el tizón tardío de la papa
Agronoticias entrevista al Ing. Agr. M.Sc. Willmer Pérez Barrera, investigador senior en manejo integrado de plagas del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP).
Sunday, March 5, 2017
INIA Chile crea moderno sistema para detectar plagas y enfermedades online
Profesionales del área de transferencia tecnológica de INIA La Platina desarrollaron una plataforma web de asesoría experta que ofrece al asesor técnico un apoyo en la identificación y posterior control de enfermedades y plagas en las principales hortalizas de la Región Metropolitana.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
La agricultura orgánica debería incluir la papa genéticamente modificada con resistente al tizón tardío
El Reglamento de la UE sobre la agricultura orgánica no permite el uso de organismos genéticamente modificados (OGM).Pero..... puede distinguirse un cultivo de papa cisgenico de un cultivo de papa que es el resultado de la producción convencional?
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Late blight resistant potato variety Sarpo Mira gaining popularity in Bangladesh
The potato variety Sarpo Mira, highly resistant to late blight, is getting popular among farmers in the main potato-growing areas of Bangladesh, according to both farmers and officials.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Study Provides Evidence on Movement of Potato Famine Pathogen
North Carolina State University research delves into the movement and evolution of the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840's - Phytophthora infestans -, which set down roots in the United States before attacking Europe
Weather Continues to Devastate Potato Crops in Northeast North Dakota
The heart of "Potato Country" in northeast North Dakota was devastated by baseball size hail that lasted up to 35 minutes last Tuesday night.