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Mexico: Zebra Chip-tolerant potatoes for the fresh market
Researchers from the University of California Riverside and INIFAP (Mexico) identify four potato lines with increased tolerance to Zebra Chip disease
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Potato Production North-western-Europe up 13.5 percent compared to last year
For the current European potato harvest, the North-western-European Potato Growers (NEPG) estimate the total potato production at 27.9 million tons for the five NEPG countries (Belgium, Germany, France, The Netherlands and Great Britain). This is up 13.5 percent compared to last season.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Aardappelproduktie Noord-west Europa 13.5 procent hoger dan vorig jaar
Op basis van proefrooiingen en praktijkresultaten verwacht de NEPG een totale oogst van 27,9 miljoen ton aan consumptieaardappelen in Noord-west Europa. Dat is 13,5% hoger dan vorig jaar.
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Dewulf introduces Torro, its new offset harvester with bunker at Potato Europe
Dewulf now unveils Torro, its long-awaited trailed 2-row sieving potato harvester with haulm conveyor, flat hedgehog units and bunker.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Chile: Lanzan tecnología para prevenir el nematodo dorado de la papa
INIA Remehue y Corfo presentaron una plataforma digital que asesora a los productores sobre cómo controlar el ingreso de la plaga a la zona.
Friday, September 8, 2017
Chile: Cuarentena por nematodo dorado de la papa podría durar 15 años
Autoridades del sector agrícola, en conjunto con investigadores y productores, se mantienen en alerta por la presencia de esta plaga que afecta a los cultivos de papa en la zona sur del país. Ya son 25 los predios que se mantienen en cuarentena.
Friday, September 8, 2017
Only a matter of time before the potato psyllid arrives in East Australia, says researcher
Raylea Rowbottom, a researcher of the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture says it's inevitable that the potato psyllid, a destructive insect that has threatened tomato and potato crops in Western Australia will make it to the east coast.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Increasing reports of widespread scab as United Kingdom potato harvest progresses
As the potato harvest in the United Kingdom progresses, there are increasing reports of widespread scab.