Refuerzan vigilancia fitosanitaria para evitar ingreso de la polilla de la papa en Piura, Perú
February 15, 2021
El Ministerio de Desarrollo Agrario y Riego, a través del Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agraria – SENASA, mantiene el monitoreo preventivo de la plaga Tecia solanivora, conocida también como ‘Polilla Guatemalteca’
Bangladesh imports two blight resistant (GM) potato lines developed at Michigan State University for a field trial
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.
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.
Previously unknown variant of potato wart disease discovered in the Netherlands
December 22, 2020
According to a report by the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA), an unknown variant of wart disease was discovered in agricultural fields in the municipality of Stadskanaal in the north-east of the country.