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“Making the European Potato Trade great again! (it’s gonna be huge, it’s gonna be great, it’s true!)”
Under the provocative slogan 'Making the European Potato Trade great again! (it’s gonna be huge, it’s gonna be great, it’s true!)', the Europatat Congress 2017 will focus on two major current issues for the potato sector: plant health and trade.
Wednesday, February 22, 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
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
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).
Agricultura estudia prohibir el cultivo de patata en las zonas afectadas por la polilla guatemalteca
El gobierno central elabora un decreto que puede contemplar la prohibición del cultivo de la patata en las zonas afectadas, antes de que la UE prohíba su exportación.
Friday, January 27, 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
Potatoes New Zealand joins government biosecurity initiative
Potatoes New Zealand became the 14th partner organisation to join the Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response.
Potato White Mold: how it spreads and how it can be managed
The Plant Management Network (PMN) has released a new presentation entitled 'Epidemiology and Management of Potato White Mold' to help growers, consultants and extension agents understand how white mold persists and spreads
Agrico presents four new potato varieties during annual variety presentation
At its annual variety presentation, Agrico presented four promising new varieties that have recently been included in the Dutch list of varieties.