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P.E.I. seed potatoes cleared for export to U.S. after no more wart found

Prince Edward Island seed potatoes cleared for export to United States after no more potato wart found

March 26, 2021
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has lifted its voluntary suspension of export certification for P.E.I. seed potatoes, allowing trade to the United States to resume.
Albert Schirring, Strategy Lead Vegetables & Potato, Bayer AG

World Potato Congress Webinar: 'Late Blight: 175 years of experience. What have we learned? An update.' by Albert Schirring

March 24, 2021
The World Potato Congress is very pleased to present its next webinar on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 with Albert Schirring, Strategy Lead Vegetables & Potato, Bayer AG.
Esto es lo que esconden las patatas que tienen manchitas verdes en la piel

Esto es lo que esconden las patatas que tienen manchitas verdes en la piel

March 16, 2021
La patata es un alimento delicado, que, pese a sus bondades, puede tornarse tóxico si no tenemos algunas precauciones. El motivo no es otro que los glicoalcaloides, unas sustancias que contiene este tubérculo de forma natural y que si se ingieren, pueden provocar distintos problemas para la salud.
Pukekawa (NZ) trials to control the Potato Tuber Moth

Pukekawa (NZ) trials to control the Potato Tuber Moth

March 14, 2021
Two trials in Pukekawa, New Zealand, are showing some early promise for potato growers when it comes to greater control of the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (PTM).
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.
No more potato wart found in 2 P.E.I. fields

No more potato wart found in 2 P.E.I. fields

March 05, 2021
Seed potato exports from Prince Edward Island to the United States halted last fall now closer to resuming.
UK regulations relaxed to allow Mallorcan potato exports

Las Baleares continuarán exportando patata al Reino Unido a pesar del Brexit

February 26, 2021
Mallorca exporta patatas al Reino Unido desde 1927 y las futuras exportaciones ya están garantizadas porque el Gobierno británico ha acordado cambiar la normativa y permitir la venta de patatas mallorquinas en el mercado británico.
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.
New resistance genes against late blight were identified in a close relative of the potato, Solanum americanum

Un nuevo gen hace que las patatas sean resistentes a 19 aislamientos de Phytophthora

February 22, 2021
Un equipo internacional de investigadores, incluido el de WUR Wageningen, ha logrado avances significativos en la lucha contra la infame enfermedad de la papa Phytophthora infestans.
New resistance genes against late blight were identified in a close relative of the potato, Solanum americanum

Late blight resistance genes identified in potato relative Solanum americanum

February 22, 2021
An international team of researchers has struck an important blow in the ongoing evolutionary arms race with the notorious potato disease late blight (Phytophthora infestans).
Refuerzan vigilancia fitosanitaria para evitar ingreso de la polilla de la papa en Piura, Perú

Refuerzan vigilancia fitosanitaria para evitar ingreso de la polilla de la papa en Piura, Perú

February 15, 2021
El Ministerio de Desarrollo Agrario y Riego, a través del Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agraria – SENASA, mantiene el monitoreo preventivo de la plaga Tecia solanivora, conocida también como ‘Polilla Guatemalteca’
Bridging the gap between potato growers and scientists

Bridging the gap between potato growers and scientists

February 05, 2021
To ensure the research AHDB funds has the biggest impact and benefit for the potato industry, they work to connect growers with researchers and scientists with initiatives like their Strategic Spot Farms.

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