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Monitoring improves potato tuber moth control

Monitoring improves potato tuber moth control

September 23, 2021
Potato tuber moth can be a potato producer’s nightmare. Fortunately, InteliGro’s extremely effective monitoring system not only help to control this pest successfully but allows producers to manage risks and reduce input costs over time.
North-western European Potato Growers: Wet summer causes quality issues. Higher production costs and good export of processed potatoes!

North-western European Potato Growers: Wet summer causes quality issues.

September 20, 2021
North-western Europe will have had one of its most humid summers in the last decades! In some areas in Belgium and Western Germany, rainfall at mid-July was an absolute historic high.
Farmer in Zimbabwe sues local potato chip manufacturer Cairns Foods over defective seed potatoes

Farmer in Zimbabwe sues local potato chip manufacturer Cairns Foods over defective potato seed

September 19, 2021
Patrick Makuzwa has approached the High Court seeking an order canceling his contract with Cairns Foods and for the food company to compensate him to the value of USD 46 789 50.
Aroostook County potato experts expect high quality crop in 2021

Aroostook County potato experts expect high quality crop in 2021

September 14, 2021
Aroostook County agricultural growers are predicting a higher quantity and quality of potato crop than was produced in 2020, due to the less severe weather this summer.
Colorado beetle catcher deals with lazy potato pest

Colorado beetle catcher deals with lazy potato pest

September 14, 2021
Potato growers and agricultural machine builders in Biddinghuizen have come up with a way to deal with colorado beetles without using pesticides.
Heat, drought stress Red River Valley potato crop, resulting in quality, yield reduction of table stock

Heat, drought stress Red River Valley potato crop, resulting in quality, yield reduction of table stock

August 29, 2021
The toll that hot dry weather took on the Red River Valley 2021 potato crop won’t be visible until harvest begins in a few weeks, but it’s already clear it has affected yields and quality.
Identification of Elite Potato Clones with Resistance to Late Blight Through Participatory Varietal Selection in Peru

Identification of Elite Potato Clones with Resistance to Late Blight Through Participatory Varietal Selection in Peru

August 26, 2021
Potato is the most important crop in Peru and late blight is the main disease affecting the crop. However, new varieties that are resistant to late blight often lack other traits that farmers and consumers prefer.
GBP 2.2 Million new funding to safeguard Scotland's potato and bulb industries

GBP 2.2 Million new funding to safeguard Scotland's potato industry from Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN)

August 23, 2021
After the Plant Health Centre led a working Group to identify a clear strategy for dealing with the Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) crisis, a report was delivered to the Scottish Government.
New University of Maine research hub to focus on Potato Virus Y

New University of Maine research hub to focus on Potato Virus Y

August 22, 2021
Greater understanding of the biology of one of the most destructive plant viruses to potato crops will be the focus of a research hub at the University of Maine.
Ghent scientists develop vaccine against potato blight

Ghent scientists develop vaccine against potato blight

August 19, 2021
Scientists at the university of Ghent have developed a vaccine to combat potato blight, one of the most common diseases in potatoes.
IIT Mandi Shows The Way To Detect Disease In Potato Crops Using The Photograph Of Its Leaves

Indian Institute presents a Model To Detect Late Blight In Potato Crops Using a Photograph Of Its Leaves

July 21, 2021
Scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, have developed a computational model for automated disease detection in potato crops using photographs of its leaves.

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