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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
APPAPA Peru: 2017 Potato Production in Peru comparable to last year
Peru's National Association of Potato Growers and Derivatives (APPAPA Peru) estimates the 2017 potato production in Peru will be 40,000 tonnes, a volume comparable to the production last year..
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Gujarat's Banaskantha now top potato producing district in India
Gujarat's Banaskantha district has mashed Agra (Uttar Pradesh) in potato production, taking the No. 1 rank in India.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Potato farmers in Tanzania get recommendation to use Mechanization
In a bid to increase yields of Irish potatoes production in Tanzania, Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzanians (SAGCOT) has introduced a new system where its growers are encouraged to use modern tilling tractors in its pilot study areas.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Discovery of Potato Psyllids in Western Australia a serious blow to the industry
Potato producers in south-west Western Australia say the detection of the potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) is a "serious blow" to their industry. The detection of the psyllid may put national and international exports in jeopardy.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
PotatoEurope 2017 – Precision farming in practice
With seven months still to go, 50 percent of the exhibition space at PotatoEurope 2017 – the trade show dedicated to the entire potato chain – has already been sold. The theme of this year’s edition – ‘Potatoes feed & meet the world’ – is linked to the potato’s huge potential to feed the world’s growing population.
Aardappeltelers voorzien het komende seizoen een tekort aan pootgoed
Volgens bronnen binnen de NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) zou de eerder verwachte areaaluitbreiding, als gevolg van een tekort aan pootgoed, minder zijn dan eerder verwacht.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Potato growers in Maine apply soil fumigation in a trial of McCain Foods
French Fry manufacturer McCain Foods has started trials examining soil fumigation with several of its potato growers in Maine (United States) and New Brunswick (Canada).
Pepsico sees opportunities for potato cultivation in Myanmar
PepsiCo identified Myanmar as a potential hub for growing potatoes, thanks to its rich, fertile lands and favorable climate.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Field Peas show promise in Maine Potato Crop Rotation Research
In the search for a third rotation crop for potatoes, trials at the Aroostook Research Farm in Presque Isle are showing some promise for field peas, a crop that once had a successful run in the region until the 1970s.