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Researchers identified and characterized potato dry rot and potato wilt pathogens in Algeria
January 15, 2021
Among the 152 isolates collected from symptomatic potato plants and tubers in different provinces in Algeria, 13 species of Fusarium and Neocosmospora were identified.
Red potato pulp: an innovative ingredient for gluten-free bread
January 11, 2021
Starch-based gluten-free bread (formulations containing a mixture of corn and potato starch with hydrocolloids) are deficient in nutrients and do not contain health promoting compounds.
Goodbye to potato late blight
January 10, 2021
Bangladesh is importing two blight resistant (GM) potato lines developed at Michigan State University for a field trial. Success will save 20% yield loss and Tk100C in fungicide cost.
HZPC: From Seed potato to Seed: Optimizing the germination of TPS
January 04, 2021
Dit jaar verwacht HZPC het eerste prototype van een hybride aardappelras in handen te hebben. Deze aardappelen worden gezaaid in plaats van gepoot en dat biedt perspectief voor de voedselzekerheid van gebieden die slecht te bereiken zijn.
Georgia Potato Forum looks forward with optimism
January 05, 2021
Last month, key actors from Georgia’s potato sector convened virtually to discuss ideas to enhance the country’s potato sector.
El agricultor Peter Imle intenta reducir a la mitad su cantidad de cromosomas para abrir el camino a muchas nuevas variedades con características más útiles
January 04, 2021
El agricultor Peter Imle intenta reducir a la mitad su cantidad de cromosomas para abrir el camino a muchas nuevas variedades con características más útiles.
HZPC: From Seed potato to Seed: Optimizing the germination of TPS
January 04, 2021
Dit jaar verwacht HZPC het eerste prototype van een hybride aardappelras in handen te hebben. Deze aardappelen worden gezaaid in plaats van gepoot en dat biedt perspectief voor de voedselzekerheid van gebieden die slecht te bereiken zijn.
How Colorado Potato Beetles Beat Pesticides
December 29, 2020
Native to the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado potato beetle has now spread to many parts of the world and quickly overcoming almost every pesticide thrown in its way. A new UVM study sheds light on how these insects become resistant so fast.
Chemical composition of wild potato relative contributes to its resistance to pathogen
December 29, 2020
In a recent study published in the MPMI journal, scientists from CSU revealed that metabolites from S. chacoense contribute to disease resistance by altering the pathogenic behavior of Pectobacterium brasiliense, rather than inhibiting its growth or killing it.
A Crop Pandemic Would Be as Devastating for Biodiversity and Food Security as COVID-19
December 29, 2020
Biodiversity loss threatens national security. We need to invest in technologies to preserve our vital food varieties.

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