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Honduras disminuirá importación de semilla de aguacate y papa
Con la producción local de papa y aguacate el gobierno de la República busca disminuir las importaciones y aumentar las exportaciones de estos productos así como de incidir en la economía de los agricultores a través del fomento del cultivo.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Potatoes to take root in Cambodia, starting in Mondulkiri
Cambodia’s eastern Mondulkiri province will become the country’s first hub for potato growing after a successful pilot project, according to Cheang Hong of the Potato Research Center at the Royal University of Agriculture
Potatoes may be able to grow on Mars, a first simulation under Martian conditions suggests
The International Potato Center (CIP) launched a series of experiments to discover if potatoes can grow under Mars atmospheric conditions and thereby prove they are also able to grow in extreme climates on Earth. The first results are positive!
Thursday, March 9, 2017
PotatoEurope 2017 turns things around for easier access and more space
Anyone travelling to PotatoEurope in Emmeloord by car on 13 and 14 September 2017 will have much more convenient access to the event than in previous years.
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
7 municipios españoles deberán destruir los cultivos de papa atacados por la polilla guatemalteca
El Consejo de Ministros ha aprobado el Real Decreto, que tendrá una duración de cinco años, para controlar y erradicar la plaga.
Friday, March 3, 2017
European Union ends patents on conventional plant breeding - stimulating innovation
Plant breeders must have free access to biological material in order to be able to breed new crop species. Patent law thus does not apply to conventional plant breeding. This was unanimously confirmed by the European Member States at the Competitiveness Council in Brussels.
Tomorrow's Leaders Trained at 2017 Potato Industry Leadership Institute
The 2017 Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) provided training to 22 US potato growers and industry representatives in leadership development, public policy, marketing, team building and public communication.