Low-tech tool helps fight potato late blight
June 29, 2020
The International Potato Center (CIP), in partnership with research and development institutions in Ecuador and Peru, has developed a low-tech tool to help farmers optimize fungicide's use.
España: Autorizan el Etoprofos 10% para el gusano del alambre también en Andalucía
June 08, 2020
La Dirección General de Sanidad de la Producción Agraria del Ministerio de Agricultura ha autorizado provisionalmente el uso y la comercialización de productos fitosanitarios formulados a base de Etoprofos 10% [GR] P/P contra el gusano de alambre (Agriotes sp.) en el cultivo de la patata en Andalucía.
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) studies wild potatoes for new pest-free potato varieties
May 14, 2020
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is to study wild potato varieties for resistance to a wide range of potato-diseases and plagues. This broad approach should yield breeding material that can be used to develop disease-free potato varieties.
Potato brown rot bacteria found in Michigan greenhouse
April 27, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the detection of Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 (RSr3b2) in a single variety of geranium plants located in a Michigan greenhouse.
La Municipalidad Ortigueira de la provicia española A Coruña, pide a la Xunta poder plantar patatas tras el confinamiento
April 13, 2020
El Ayuntamiento de la Municipalidad Ortigueira de la provicia española A Coruña, ha solicitado a la Xunta que excluya al municipio como zona infestada por la plaga de la colza guatemalteca.
EAPR2020 postponed to fall
March 31, 2020
Due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the 21st EAPR Triennial Conference has been moved to fall. The new Conference date is November 2-6, 2020. Therefore, all key dates have also changed.
'The Potato Crop' Receives Enthusiastic Reception: An Interview with Co-Editors
March 24, 2020
An interview with co-editors, Dr. Hugo Campos, Director of Research and Oscar Ortiz, CIP’s Deputy Director General of Research and Development at the International Potato Center.
El cultivo de la patata se afianza una vez controlada la plaga de la polilla
March 23, 2020
La indicación geográfica protegida ampliará en breve su territorio a toda la comunidad.
Large research project looks to combat major potato disease
March 23, 2020
More than $3 million is being invested in studying a major cause of potato yield reduction in Prince Edward Island and other spud-growing areas in Canada.
West-Bengal potato farmers make a killing as weather turns bad
March 13, 2020
As weather in West-Bengal, India turns unfavourable, output falls sharply and potato prices shoot up.
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