West-Bengal potato farmers make a killing as weather turns bad
March 13, 2020
As weather in West-Bengal, India turns unfavourable, output falls sharply and potato prices shoot up.
Potato plants at highest risk of potato virus Y infection during first three weeks
February 26, 2020
Potato virus Y is the most economically important and devastating aphid-transmitted virus, affecting both tuber yield and quality. The virus is also a major cause of seed potato degeneration, which leads to regular flushing out of seed potatoes.
World Potato Congress Webinar: Dr. Leah Tsror on Powdery Scab - Integrated Disease Management for Reducing the Risk
February 24, 2020
The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to be offering its third webinar in 2020 featuring Dr. Leah Tsror.
PEI Potato Farms Using New Decision Support Tools to Improve Use of Crop Protectants
February 14, 2020
A growing number of Prince Edward Island potato farms are taking advantage of new technology to improve their use of crop protectants, including fungicides used to prevent late blight.
Nueve concellos se liberan del veto al cultivo de patata
February 10, 2020
La Xunta y el Ministerio de Agricultura acordaron ayer levantar la prohibición de plantar patata en nueve ayuntamientos de las provincias de A Coruña y Lugo afectados por la polilla guatemalteca.
Chile: Mantienen Alerta Roja por tizón tardío que afecta cultivos de papas en provincia de Osorno
February 03, 2020
Se mantiene la Alerta Roja en algunos sectores de la provincia de Osorno, Chile, debido a la presencia de tizón tardío que afecta a cultivos de papas. Por esto, agricultores de la zona y desde la Unión Comunal de Juntas de Vecinos Rurales acusan poca ...
Gowan acquires late blight, rhizoctonia protection agents from Bayer
January 17, 2020
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.
January 13, 2020
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
January 13, 2020
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
December 23, 2019
The International Potato Center has published an open source book on potato research: 'The potato crop: its agricultural, nutritional and social contribution to humankind'.
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