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Potato Cyst Nematodes

Potato Cyst Nematodes

Chile: Cuarentena por nematodo dorado de la papa podría durar 15 años
Autoridades del sector agrícola, en conjunto con investigadores y productores, se mantienen en alerta por la presencia de esta plaga que afecta a los cultivos de papa en la zona sur del país. Ya son 25 los predios que se mantienen en cuarentena.
Friday, September 8, 2017
Cornell University to receive 400k for update of nematode research facilities
In a visit to the Nematode Quarantine laboratory at Cornell University last Friday, US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, announced a commitment of $400,000 from the USDA for the upgrades to the facilities and equipment.
New Russet varieties - Castle Russet and Echo Russet will help US potato industry meet more stringent regulation
Two recently released new Russet varieties - Castle Russet and Echo Russet - should help the potato industry in the Pacific Northwest cope with more stringent regulations on soil fumigants
Potato Cyst Nematodes threaten crop in Kenya
A survey done in 20 counties in Kenya released earlier this month, shows that Potato Cyst Nematode infestation has reached 80 to 100 per cent in some of the potato growing areas.
The Sainsbury Laboratory received approval for a four-year trial of genetically modified (GM) potatoes
In the United Kingdom, farming minster George Eustice (DEFRA) has approved a four-year trial of genetically modified (GM) potatoes at The Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich.
Northwest Potato Research Consortium has awarded grants for 37 regional potato projects
The Northwest Potato Research Consortium recently approved a combined $1.5 million in grant funding to 37 research projects.
Efforts to eradicate damaging nematodes in infected Idaho potato fields progressing
Progress is being made eradicating the microscopic potato cyst nematodes that have been threatening Idaho’s $900 million potato industry the last decade, according to the latest update by USDA-APHIS.
Detectan en Chile nuevos focos de nemátodos en cultivos de papas
Durante acciones de vigilancia sanitaria agrícola de rutina, el Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero – SAG – detectó nuevos focos de NEMÁTODOS en siembras de papas ubicadas en la Península de Rilán, comuna de Castro.
Friday, March 17, 2017