La Municipalidad Ortigueira de la provicia española A Coruña, pide a la Xunta poder plantar patatas tras el confinamiento
April 13, 2020
El Ayuntamiento de la Municipalidad Ortigueira de la provicia española A Coruña, ha solicitado a la Xunta que excluya al municipio como zona infestada por la plaga de la colza guatemalteca.
El cultivo de la patata se afianza una vez controlada la plaga de la polilla
March 23, 2020
La indicación geográfica protegida ampliará en breve su territorio a toda la comunidad.
Nueve concellos se liberan del veto al cultivo de patata
February 10, 2020
La Xunta y el Ministerio de Agricultura acordaron ayer levantar la prohibición de plantar patata en nueve ayuntamientos de las provincias de A Coruña y Lugo afectados por la polilla guatemalteca.
Luz verde para levantar la prohibición de plantar patata en siete concellos.
January 13, 2020
La Xunta de Galicia y el Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación acordaron ayer el levantamiento de la prohibición de plantar patata en siete de los 14 concellos de las comarcas de Ferrol, Eume y Ortegal afectados por la polilla guatemalteca...
US Potato Growers Asked To Watch For Tuber Moth As Harvest Approaches
October 08, 2019
Its harvest time for many in the potato industry, and those not quite to that point, harvest will be here before you know it. Washington State University’s Tim Waters said growers need to continue to watch for pests.
Potato Farmers Bangladesh suffer as a result of the huge surplus this year
May 31, 2019
This year, the potato harvest in Bangladesh was about 150% of what the domestic need is. As a result prices have crashed and despite the high yields, farmers suffer as the can not sell their product.
Forty years of partnership between Belgium and the CIP
June 26, 2018
The Belgian Development Cooperation has been working with the International Potato Centre (CIP) in developing countries since the 1970s. The aim is to support the research and training required to improve the production of potatoes and sweet potatoes, as well as other root vegetables and tubers.
When pests graze certain potatoes, yields double
January 13, 2018
When some Colombian potato varieties are lightly grazed by a pest, the plants respond by growing larger tubers, at times doubling their yields. Researchers see an opportunity and want to know more...
Potato plants trigger aboveground defenses in response to tuber attacks
May 05, 2016
Potato plants boost the chemical defenses in their leaves when Guatemalan tuber moth larvae feed on their tubers, report researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI).
PreDicta Pt senior research officer Mike Rettke and Dr Kathy Ophel Keller at SARDI’s Molecular Diagnostics offices. Mike Rettke is one of the presenters at this special potato research and development (R&D) workshop
July 31, 2014
Crop management and protection practices that help prevent soil-borne diseases in potato crops will be the key focus of a special potato research and development (R&D) workshop to be held in Berrigan, NSW, Australia
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