The Colorado potato beetle is notorious for its role in starting the pesticide industry - and for its ability to resist the insecticides developed to stop it. Now scientists have sequenced the beetle’s genome, probing its genes for clues to its surprising adaptability.
Priory Vodka made from a small acreage of potato crop that is otherwise destined for McCain’s and McDonald’s fries won two prestigious Gold awards at the Global Spirits Masters in autumn 2017. Priory Vodka will go on sale shortly.
A research project aims to improve the accuracy of the ‘AHDB Potatoes potato cyst nematode (PCN) pallida calculator’ which is currently used as an educational forecasting tool for potato growers in the United Kingdom.
La Asociación Agraria de Jóvenes Agricultores (Asaja) de León ha denunciado que Carrefour publicita una oferta de papa española como francesa. Asaja ha exigido a la cadena la inmediata retirada del ofrecimiento y con ello cualquier tipo de publicidad engañosa y contraria a las leyes que protegen a los consumidores.