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Granada, España: Prohíben regar cultivos de patatas con aguas procedentes del río Velillos afectadas por una bacteria en Moclín
mei 25, 2022
La Dirección General de la Producción Agrícola y Ganadera de la Junta ha detectado un brote de bacteria 'Ralstonia solanacearum' en las aguas superficiales del río Velillos, en Moclín, Granada.
South Africa Potato Production Receives Added Protection with New Generation Fungicide of Corteva Agroscience
mei 20, 2022
Corteva Agriscience launched Zorvec Encantia, a new fungicide that specifically targets late blight, a detrimental pathogen currently compromising potato growth in South Africa. The solution, based on Zorvec active, is the first member of a novel class of fungicides.
Time to permanently retire fields with potato wart, a Prince Edward Island legislative committee says
mei 09, 2022
Fields, where potato wart has been found, should be taken permanently out of any type of agricultural production, a P.E.I. legislative committee is recommending.
Turkey: Quarantine is being implemented in 26 provinces due to potato wart disease
april 28, 2022
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey, Vahit Kirisci responded to questions of Omer Fethi Gürer's, Nigde Deputy on the status in 2022 of the quarantine the was implemented in Turkey due to potato wart disease.
Smartphone app Nuru helps farmers control potato and sweetpotato diseases
april 14, 2022
Free smartphone app Nuru helps African potato farmers to detect late blight (Phytophthora) and early blight (Alternaria) since 2021
Honduras: Inspeccionan cultivos de papa afectadas por palomillas en Intibucá
april 13, 2022
Técnicos del Servicio Nacional de Sanidad e Inocuidad Agroalimentaria (SENASA) y de la Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología (DICTA), de la Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería (SAG), realizaron visita de campo e inspección en plantaciones de papa.
Third detection of potato wart 'no surprise', say P.E.I. Potato Board and CFIA
maart 14, 2022
The P.E.I. Potato Board said it is 'no surprise' that there has been a third detection of potato wart, this one found in soil samples taken in October 2021.
Paper made from banana waste prevents potato cyst nematode damage
maart 08, 2022
With potato production in East Africa under increasing threat from the invasive and highly destructive potato cyst nematode (PCN) pest, an organic technology developed from banana plant waste material may well be the ultimate rescue.
Ellips highlights the top challenges in potato grading and how to tackle them
februari 24, 2022
Ellips, a manufacturer of optical grader equipment for individual potatoes, highlights the top challenges in potato grading and how to tackle them.
Colorado potato beetles have the genetic resources to sidestep our insecticides
februari 21, 2022
The Colorado potato beetle has evolved resistance to more than 50 different kinds of insecticides, making the insect a 'super pest' that wreaks havoc on potatoes around the world.