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Big win for Alberta potato growers

Big win for Alberta potato growers

April 12, 2021
A team effort led to Alberta being declared Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) free – improving trade prospects for producers.
Scottish Government working group presents plan to combat Potato Cyst Nematodes

Scottish Government working group presents plan to combat Potato Cyst Nematodes

March 12, 2021
New research to tackle the growing scourge of Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) has been identified by a specialist Scottish Government working group.
UK regulations relaxed to allow Mallorcan potato exports

UK regulations relaxed to allow potato import from Mallorca

February 26, 2021
Mallorca has been exporting potatoes to the United Kingdom since 1927 and future exports are now guaranteed because the British Government has agreed to change the regulations and allow Mallorcan potatoes to be sold in the British market.
Dealing with Potato Cyst nematodes in East Africa

Dealing with Potato Cyst nematodes in East Africa

September 10, 2020
Demand for potatoes in eastern Africa has been growing steadily. This growth is driven in part by rising demand from the fast food industry and for processing into high value products such as crisps, chips and starch. Despite an increase of 60% in the area of cultivated land, production has been declining in Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda.
Germicopa: 'Give us yellow-flesh French-fry varieties with broad nematode resistance.'

Germicopa: 'Give us yellow-flesh French-fry varieties with broad nematode resistance.'

October 29, 2019
Harry van de Vijver, Germicopa, Quimper (F): 'Give us yellow-fleshed French-fry varieties with broad nematode resistance.'
The Potato Company: 'What you want to find in the end is a practical potato with a simple user manual.'

The Potato Company: 'What you want to find in the end is a practical potato with a simple user manual.'

October 28, 2019
Jos Bus, The Potato Company, Emmeloord: 'What you want to find in the end is a practical potato with a simple user manual.'
Europlant Holland: 'We perceive a demand for robust, stress-resistant varieties with nematode resistance.'

Europlant Holland: 'We perceive a demand for robust, stress-resistant varieties with nematode resistance.'

October 28, 2019
Jörg Renatus, Europlant Holland, Heerenveen: 'We perceive a demand for robust, stress-resistant varieties with nematode resistance.'
WSU Researchers looking at nature itself for help to defend potatoes against threats

Looking for help in nature itself to defend potatoes against nematodes and scab

July 23, 2019
WSU plant pathologists Kiwamu Tanaka and Cynthia Gleason are exploring novel approaches to protect the potato crops against nematodes and scab - mobilizing nature itself.
Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN)-infested roots under high magnification. Cysts, the bodies of female nematodes containing nematode eggs, are initially yellow and darken with age.

Analysis of historical specimens shows single origin of Australian Potato Cyst Nematodes

May 13, 2019
Potato cyst nematodes (PCN) are quarantine soilborne pests that damage potatoes around the world, stunting plants and reducing yields.
Dr. Chad Hutchinson Director of Research at TriEst Ag Group, Inc. Exposition in Potato Expo 2018 (Courtesy: Plant Management Network)

Chloropicrin Soil Fumigation in Potato Production Systems

April 30, 2019
In his presentation at the the 2018 Potato Expo, Dr. Chad Hutchinson discusses the benefits of using Chloropicrin in potato production. Chloropicrin increases production efficiency, profit potential for potato growers, and it also improves soil health.

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