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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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