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Potato Cultivation

Potato Cultivation

Massimo Cristiani (Courtesy: FreshPlaza)
The Emilia Romagna potato segment is finally working as a system as Consorzio Patata Italiana di Qualità l'Op regionale Agripat and Consorzio Patata di Bologna Dop organised a collective stand at Macfrut.
Many European countries, not only the Netherlands, are running out of table potatoes. (Courtesy: FreshPlaza)
Wim van der Ree, the Director at Nedato, a Dutch potato cooperative, about early switch to import potatoes, after he visited his Spanish suppliers last week...
Potatoes now worth one billion dollars to New Zealand economy
The Latest Potatoes New Zealand Industry Volumes & Values
At this time, with the transition from potatoes for storage to new potatoes, the sector's prospects are optimal.  (Courtesy: FreshPlaza)
At this time, with the transition from potatoes for storage to new potatoes, the sector's prospects are optimal.
En las Islas Canarias crecen las últimas herederas directas de las papas traídas de América por los españoles y las únicas que sobreviven en el viejo mundo.  Una cosecha de algunas azucenas negras. (Cortesía: El País)
The last direct descendants in Europe of the potatoes brought directly from America by the conquistadors are grown in the Canaries. These potatoes have evocative names, like 'black lily' and stand out for their sweet flavor.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
A team of biochemists at FAU led by Prof. Dr. Uwe Sonnewald have discovered why potato plants form significantly lower numbers of tubers or sometimes none at all at higher temperatures. The authors of the study from FAU (from left): PD Dr. Sophia Sonnewald, Günter Lehretz, Dr. José María Corral García and Prof. Dr. Uwe Sonnewald. (Courtesy: FAU / Rabih Mehdi)
If there’s one thing potato plants don’t like, it’s heat. If the temperature is too high, potato plants form significantly lower numbers of tubers or sometimes none at all. Biochemists at FAU have now discovered the reason why.
Red potato harvest in Pearsall, TX (Courtesy: FreshPlaza)
Black Gold Farms started harvest of the 2019 fresh crop of Texas colored potatoes earlier this week. According to the company, the first run fields have indicated that the quality will be better than ever.
Congress 2019 The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food. (Courtesy: Europatat)
The Europatat 2019 Congress, co-organised by the Norwegian Association of Fruit and Vegetable Wholesalers (NFGF) and Europatat, will take place in Oslo (Norway) from 12 to 14 June 2019. Under the slogan 'The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food'