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Potato Cultivation

World Potato Congress highlights scientific advances
Tubers were the talk of the town in Cusco, Peru during the week of May 27, when the 10th World Potato Congress (WPC) and the 28th Congress of the Latin American Potato Association (ALAP) were held together for the first time.
Los fosfitos, un condimento que entusiasma a los agricultores
En el cultivo papa se ha comprobado su eficiencia para controlar enfermedades causadas por Oomycetes y hongos verdaderos, como Phytophthora infestans, Streptomyces scabies, Rhizoctonia solani y Fusarium solani.
Bayer plans closing of Monsanto Acquisition on June 7
Bayer plans to complete the acquisition of Monsanto on June, 7, following the receipt of all required approvals from regulatory authorities.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Idaho Growers Benefit from Improved Spore Sampling
Potato growers in Idaho will now have the opportunity to learn about the presence of damaging fungal pathogens much earlier, thanks to the efforts of research staff at the University of Idaho. The research team, led by James Woodhall, has placed 14 spore samplers in potato fields across the Snake River Valley.
Congreso mundial acepta estudio sobre fertilizantes en papa criolla
Investigadores de la universidad colombiana Jorge Tadeo Lozano analizaron el comportamiento de las emisiones de Gases de Efecto Invernadero (GEI), comparando el fertilizante tradicional con uno recubierto con un bio-polimeto.
Preparation for Potato Europe 2018 well underway
Preparations for this year's PotatoEurope exhibition are progressing well, with planting now complete at the event venue, Rittergut Bockerode farm, near Hanover in Germany
Equipment manufacturer Grimme inaugurated its new factory in Tjanjin, China
German manufacturer of agricultural machinery Grimme opened a new plant in China, initially focused on equipment for potato cultivation
Despite current low prices, more potatoes planted in North-western Europe
The NEPG (North-Western European Potato Growers) estimate that the growers in the 5 leading potato growing countries will plant 0,4% more potatoes than last year.