Canadian Government Invests in International Potato Research
March 22, 2015
Representatives of the Canadian Government announced an investment of $1.83 million in a Canadian-led international research effort to give potato farmers a technological edge in predicting and preventing yield losses in their fields and in storage.
Common scab of potatoes: Best management practices
October 30, 2011
"Focus on Potato"of the Plant Management Network has published a new webcast:Common Scab of Potatoes By Thomas A. Zitter Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Plant Pathology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Common Scab is a disease that can per...
Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research developed a potato that is resistant to common scab
July 16, 2008
The humble spud has few natural enemies (beside humans), but common scab disease is one that threatens the whole potato industry. Common scab is one of the most prevalent and costly diseases for the potato industry worldwide. The vegetable research t...