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Phytophthora (Late Blight)

Phytophthora

West-Bengal potato farmers make a killing as weather turns bad
As weather in West-Bengal, India turns unfavourable, output falls sharply and potato prices shoot up.
PEI Potato Farms Using New Decision Support Tools to Improve Use of Crop Protectants
A growing number of Prince Edward Island potato farms are taking advantage of new technology to improve their use of crop protectants, including fungicides used to prevent late blight.
Chile: Mantienen Alerta Roja por tizón tardío que afecta cultivos de papas en provincia de Osorno
Se mantiene la Alerta Roja en algunos sectores de la provincia de Osorno, Chile, debido a la presencia de tizón tardío que afecta a cultivos de papas. Por esto, agricultores de la zona y desde la Unión Comunal de Juntas de Vecinos Rurales acusan poca ...
Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer
Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Co. LLC., has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire rights to the active ingredients fenamidone and pencycuron.
Phytophthora infestans, causing late blight in potatoes, has a virus accomplice
A research team has identified a virus infecting Phytophthora infestans, the pathogen causing late blight in potatoes and tomatoes, that appears to increase the pathogen's ability to cause the disease.
Germicopa: 'Give us yellow-flesh French-fry varieties with broad nematode resistance.'
Harry van de Vijver, Germicopa, Quimper (F): 'Give us yellow-fleshed French-fry varieties with broad nematode resistance.'
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Caithness Potatoes Nederland: 'New French-fry varieties must excel in at least one characteristic, but in fact have two good ones.
Jan-Eric Geersing, Caithness Potatoes Nederland, Emmeloord: 'New French-fry varieties must excel in at least one characteristic, but in fact have two good ones.
Researchers using advanced imaging to detect blight in potatoes
Researchers in the WARF Accelerator program are using advanced imaging technology to detect late blight in potatoes, which famously led to the Irish potato famine in the mid-nineteenth century.