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Potato Defects and Diseases

Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer
Gowan Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Co. LLC., has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire rights to the active ingredients fenamidone and pencycuron.
Luz verde para levantar la prohibición de plantar patata en siete concellos.
La Xunta de Galicia y el Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación acordaron ayer el levantamiento de la prohibición de plantar patata en siete de los 14 concellos de las comarcas de Ferrol, Eume y Ortegal afectados por la polilla guatemalteca...
WPC Webinar - January 24, 2020 with Dr. David Douches
The World Potato Congress (WPC) continues with its webinar series in its 2020 on January 24, with a webinar featuring Dr. David Douches of 'Feed the Future – Biotechnology Potato Partnership'
New Book to guide Potato Research and Development
The International Potato Center has published an open source book on potato research: 'The potato crop: its agricultural, nutritional and social contribution to humankind'.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Online tool to detect blackleg disease in potato using DNA testing has widespread application
Scientists have developed a user-friendly online tool called Uniqprimer, which quickly and automatically designs species-specific DNA tags (also known as primers) for detecting pathogens such as Dickeya dianthicola using DNA testing.
La polilla de la patata se extiende ya a tres parroquias Españolas: de Carballo y A Laracha
La Consellería de Medio Rural anunció ayer la próxima publicación en el Diario Oficial de Galicia de la declaración por la que las parroquias de Lendo y Caión, en A Laracha, y Noicela, en Carballo.
Extreme weather hits potato processors in the UK for the second year in a row
Potato processors in the United Kingdom and their growers express again extreme concern about the potato supply, due to wet weather and potato varieties grown for processing in particular affected.
Phytophthora infestans, causing late blight in potatoes, has a virus accomplice
A research team has identified a virus infecting Phytophthora infestans, the pathogen causing late blight in potatoes and tomatoes, that appears to increase the pathogen's ability to cause the disease.