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Colorado beetle catcher deals with lazy potato pest

Colorado beetle catcher deals with lazy potato pest

September 14, 2021
Potato growers and agricultural machine builders in Biddinghuizen have come up with a way to deal with colorado beetles without using pesticides.
Researchers Identify Gene for Self-Compatibility in Potato

Sleutelgen voor zelfbevruchting in aardappel geïdentificeerd

July 06, 2021
Ontdekking maakt snellere en gerichtere aardappelveredeling mogelijk
Researchers Identify Gene for Self-Compatibility in Potato

Researchers Identify Gene for Self-Compatibility in Potato

July 06, 2021
New discovery will lead to faster and more focused potato breeding
Wageningen scientists discover how the potato blight pathogen penetrates the plant

Wageningen scientists discover how the potato blight pathogen penetrates the plant

July 04, 2021
Wageningen University & Research experts in plant pathology, cell biology and physics have found an answer to the question of how members of the Phytophthora genus mechanically gain entry through the protective layer on the leaves of crops.
Agrico's Next Generation potato varieties now available on its online platform

Agrico's Next Generation potato varieties now available on its online platform

March 27, 2021
Last November Agrico built an online news platform to support its buyers and growers with important knowledge and information. Agrico now also shares the latest insights and successes of its Next Generation potato varieties on this online platform
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).
Previously unknown variant of potato wart disease discovered in the Netherlands

Previously unknown variant of potato wart disease discovered in the Netherlands

December 22, 2020
According to a report by the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA), an unknown variant of wart disease was discovered in agricultural fields in the municipality of Stadskanaal in the north-east of the country.
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) studies wild potatoes for new pest-free potato varieties

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) studies wild potatoes for new pest-free potato varieties

May 14, 2020
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is to study wild potato varieties for resistance to a wide range of potato-diseases and plagues. This broad approach should yield breeding material that can be used to develop disease-free potato varieties.
The Potato Company: 'What you want to find in the end is a practical potato with a simple user manual.'

The Potato Company: 'Wat je uiteindelijk wilt vinden, is een praktische aardappel met een eenvoudige gebruikershandleiding.'

November 06, 2019
Jos Bus, The Potato Company, Emmeloord: 'Wat je uiteindelijk wilt vinden, is een praktische aardappel met een eenvoudige gebruikershandleiding.'
Europlant Holland: 'We perceive a demand for robust, stress-resistant varieties with nematode resistance.'

Europlant Holland: 'We ervaren een vraag naar robuuste stressbestendige rassen met nematodenresistentie.'

November 06, 2019
Jörg Renatus, Europlant Holland, Heerenveen: 'We ervaren een vraag naar robuuste stressbestendige rassen met nematodenresistentie.'
Caithness Potatoes Nederland: 'New French-fry varieties must excel in at least one characteristic, but in fact have two good ones.

Caithness Potatoes Nederland: 'Nieuwe fritesrassen moeten minstens in één eigenschap uitblinken, maar tevens op twee benen lopen.'

November 06, 2019
Jan-Eric Geersing, Caithness Potatoes Nederland, Emmeloord: 'Nieuwe fritesrassen moeten minstens in één eigenschap uitblinken, maar tevens op twee benen lopen.'

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