Online tool to detect blackleg disease in potato using DNA testing has widespread application
December 05, 2019
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
December 02, 2019
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
December 02, 2019
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
November 08, 2019
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.
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.'
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.'
October 28, 2019
Jörg Renatus, Europlant Holland, Heerenveen: 'We perceive a demand for robust, stress-resistant varieties with nematode resistance.'
Caithness Potatoes Nederland: 'New French-fry varieties must excel in at least one characteristic, but in fact have two good ones.
October 28, 2019
Jan-Eric Geersing, Caithness Potatoes Nederland, Emmeloord: 'New French-fry varieties must excel in at least one characteristic, but in fact have two good ones.
El sector de la patata busca alternativas para quitar los ojos al tubérculo
October 16, 2019
La jornada técnica que inauguró la Festa da Pataca de Coristanco abordó temas como la retirada del mercado de productos como Clorprofam o Diquat o cómo el brexit afectará a los productores de toda España.
Researchers using advanced imaging to detect blight in potatoes
October 14, 2019
Researchers in the WARF Accelerator program are using advanced imaging technology to detect late blight in potatoes, which famously led to the Irish potato famine in the mid-nineteenth century.
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