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The potato late blight pathogen. (Courtesy: Jens Gronbech Hasen / EuroBlight)
May 07, 2019
EuroBlight is continuously examining the ongoing evolution of the European population of the potato late blight pathogen and now reports on the 2018 results. Approximately 1000 samples were genotyped from 22 countries.
Danish potato trader found guilty in illegal import of minitubers
February 26, 2019
Breeders Trust, the organization that defends the Plant Breeders’ Rights of 10 leading European potato breeders, won a lawsuit earlier this month against the Danish potato export and trading company Myco Seed A/S located in Give (Denmark).
Potato breeder Danespo inaugurates its new Potato Center in Denmark
January 29, 2019
On Tuesday 22 January 2019, exactly a year after the construction of the new potato center officially started, Danish potato breeder Danespo inaugurated its new head office and breeding station
Potato Blight Trends in Europe: EuroBlight 2017 Results
April 14, 2018
The EuroBlight project is examining the ongoing evolution of the potato late blight pathogen (Phytophthora infestans). In 2017, almost 1500 samples from 16 countries in Europe were genotyped. The results indicate that new clones continue to spread.
Research: Drones as delivery mechanism for biological control agents
June 15, 2016
The University of Southern Denmark is developing an ecodrone that will combat pests in completely new ways.
Germicopa parent Florimond Desprez acquires 49% stake in Danespo
February 04, 2016
The owner of Germicopa, Florimond Desprez has acquired 49% of the shares in Danespo from DLG, thus entering into an equal partnership with DLF who owns another 49% of the shares. The remaining 2% are owned by growers and employees.
Vandel Potatoes I/S wins appeal infringement case against Knud Kristensen ApS
December 10, 2015
Breeders Trust' shareholder Danespo (Denmark), in Appeal has achieved a major victory in a lengthy lawsuit against the Danish potato trader Knud Kristensen ApS
Potato Late blight in Europe in 2014
May 11, 2015
A team of researchers tracking the 2014 population of the potato late blight pathogen have added to the 2013 data to extend the spatial diversity plots and combine this with novel genetic analysis tools that visualise the distribution and diversity of dominant clones and reveals novel genetically diverse isolates in some regions.
 late blight affected potato plant
May 08, 2012
The decision support system “Blight Management” (“Skimmelstyring”) could in the future give Danish potato growers more effective control of potato late blight and reduce the use of fungicides.
FORMIT en EKKO komen met nieuwe generatie schilmachines
February 12, 2012
FORMIT is actief in de ontwikkeling, productie en marketing van schilmachines sinds 1980 en hebben met de jaren een internationaal klantenbestand opgebouwd. EKKO werd opgericht in 1979 en is sindsdien een van de toonaangevende bedrijven in Europa voor ...