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La producción de papas no es la misma en Salcedo
October 02, 2019
Desde el 2018 el Ministerio de Agricultura y ganadería alertó a los productores sobre la llegada al país de la plaga de la punta morada la que tomó por sorpresa a muchos ya que no habían escuchado sobre esta y por ende no sabían como manejarla.
New type of zebra chip disease discovered in potato fields of Oregon
April 20, 2019
ARS Researchers studied potato tubers from the Klamath Basin in Oregon infected with the causal bacteria of zebra chip disease. They confirmed the presence of the pathogen but did not identify the sample as one of the six known varieties (haplotypes).
Cómo Colombia evita el ingreso de la punta morada de la papa
January 10, 2019
A finales del año pasado, Ecuador reportó la presencia de la enfermedad, por lo cual el Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario (ICA) emitió una alerta temprana fitosanitaria y está tomando medidas de prevención.
All Australian markets reopened for WA seed and ware potatoes as surveillance shows potato psyllids not infected
December 21, 2018
The government of Western Australia has announced that it has succeeded in regaining market access for Western Australian potatoes in all of Australia, following the detection of tomato potato psyllid in February 2017.
Plan emergente frente a nueva plaga de la papa en Ecuador
October 26, 2018
La punta morada se transmite a la plantas por medio de un insecto. Es una enfermedad de difícil control y detección y causa pérdidas significativas de rendimiento y calidad a nivel mundial.
New Mexican potato variety Citlali shows resistance to late blight and zebra chip disease
September 19, 2018
In Mexico, researchers of the National Forestry, Agriculture, and Livestock Research Institute (INIFAP), part of the Mexican Ministry of agriculture (SAGARPA), have developed a new potato variety, Citlali, with improved tolerance to diseases.
Idaho potato crop on track despite early cool weather
July 09, 2018
Idaho potato fields looked good as of early July as plants closed in over rows, signaling the tubers are preparing to grow strongly amid the hot-day, cool-night march toward harvest.
No Liberibacter (zebra chip pathogen) found in potato psyillids in Western Australia
May 08, 2018
In Western Australia, a surveillance program to assess if the last year detected tomato potato psyllid (TPP) carries the zebrachip disease pathogen (CLso), did not identify a single case of the pest - with over 10.000 psyllids tested.
Psyllid tests could help potato market access
March 08, 2018
Potato farmers could see Eastern States markets reopen in the near future which are still closed to WA following the tomato potato psyllid outbreak last year.
Tasmanian potato growers
October 25, 2017
In Tasmania, Australia, surveillance programs for the tomato potato psyllid (TPP) are being ramped up as growers try to delay any incursion of the pest for as long as possible.
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