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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.
Late blight detected in a Western Manitoba Potato Crop
Manitoba's first case of late blight for the year was found in a western Manitoba field over the weekend.
Extreme rainfall triggers first cases of potatoes with Phytophthora in The Netherlands
Every once in a while the potato disease Phytophthora crops up in the Netherlands, and this year is no exception. Especially potato farmers in the South of the Netherlands are worried.
Delayed monsoon trouble for potato growers in Hassan, Karnataka
Lack of rain has left potato growers of Hassan - a district in the Southern Indian state of Karnataka in distress.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
 ‘Focus on Potato’ Webinar: Late Blight Management
Late blight is a potentially destructive disease of potato and tomato crops worldwide that can result in significant losses if detected too late, diagnosed incorrectly, or if not treated properly.
The potato disease that changed the world
Potato blight changed Europe and America, and led to widespread deaths and mass emigration. And we’re not rid of it yet. But where did it come from?
Research suggests highland farmers in Panama could start growing potatoes
According to evaluations performed by the Agricultural Research Institute of Panama (IDIAP), the producers in the highland and medium regions of the province of Cocle could start producing potatoes.