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Cómo Colombia evita el ingreso de la punta morada de la papa
A finales del año pasado, Ecuador reportó la presencia de la enfermedad, por lo cual el Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario (ICA) emitió una alerta temprana fitosanitaria y está tomando medidas de prevención.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Argentina: La papa resistente al PVY lista para salir al mercado
El evento transgénico, desarrollado por investigadores del CONICET y la empresa Tecnoplant, ya obtuvo todos permisos necesarios para su comercialización en el pais.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
La UE dice que Galicia está a punto de erradicar plaga
Un informe de inspección asegura que las medidas adoptadas contra la polilla guatemalteca han dado resultado.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Argentina: First PVY resistant potato will go on sale next year
After 20 years of biotechnological research, the first GM potato that is resistant to the PVY virus will go on sale next year in Argentina
All Australian markets reopened for WA seed and ware potatoes as surveillance shows potato psyllids not infected
The government of Western Australia has announced that it has succeeded in regaining market access for Western Australian potatoes in all of Australia, following the detection of tomato potato psyllid in February 2017.
Better and stronger potatoes using hybrid breeding
The potato breeding company Solynta in The Netherlands has successfully produced a hybrid breeding program for potatoes which will allow the rapid selection and turnover of favourable traits, traits which could help feed millions of people worldwide.
Bolivia: Reaparece plaga que acaba un cultivo de papa en 2 días
La enfermedad se viene detectando en Cochabamba, donde hay ya 50 hectáreas de plantaciones afectadas. Al menos 39.000 toneladas de papa están en peligro. El daño es, especialmente, en las hojas y raíces.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
AHDB Potato Specialist Mike Storey to retire
After some 36 years with AHDB and its predecessor organisations, Potato Specialist Mike Storey is going to retire at Christmas. His colleague Adrian Cunnington looks back...