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World Potato Congress Webinar: 'Integrated Pest Management in Potato Production'

World Potato Congress Webinar: 'Integrated Pest Management in Potato Production'

March 31, 2021
The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to present its next webinar on Tuesday, April 6, 2021/Wednesday, April 7, 2021, with Dr. Paul Horne, Entomologist, and owner and Director of IPM Technologies Pty Ltd., Hurstbridge, Victoria, Australia.
Designing a better low-fat potato chip

Designing a better low-fat potato chip

August 15, 2019
Australian researchers have developed a technique to analyze potato chips’ physical characteristics from simulated first bite to swallow, which they say could be used to help formulate a tastier low-fat snack.
Collaborative discussion between seed potato schemes

Collaborative discussion between seed potato schemes

July 22, 2019
On 10 May, a meeting was held between AuSPICA, members of the Tasmanian Certified Seed Potato Scheme (known as TasSeed) and invited industry representatives.
Do some potato-growing soils suppress powdery scab?

Do some potato-growing soils suppress powdery scab?

June 11, 2018
A research project in New Zealand is determining if different field soils affect development of powdery scab on potatoes, and whether soil physical, chemical and/or biological characteristics influence this important potato disease.
Potatoes South Australia to develop vodka from waste potato peel

Potatoes South Australia to develop vodka from waste potato peel

September 21, 2017
In an effort to combat food waste, Potatoes South Australia has teamed up with the University of Adelaide and Adelaide Hills Distillery to make vodka from potato skins.
CRC develops new DNA methods to detect zebrachip bacteria in potato psyllids

CRC develops new DNA methods to detect zebrachip bacteria in potato psyllids

July 06, 2017
Plant Biosecurity CRC scientists have identified stable regions in the genome of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (CLso), which causes the serious disease Zebra Chip in potato and tomato crops. This research will provide new diagnostics that will significantly reduce uncertainty in biosecurity assessments.
The science of taste: why you choose fries over broccoli

The science of taste: why you choose fries over broccoli

May 30, 2017
Most people say that if there is a healthy choice on a menu they will take it. But observations and research show this is generally not the case.
Download now: Heat and Control Augmented Reality App - in time for AUSPACK 2017

Download now: Heat and Control Augmented Reality App - in time for AUSPACK 2017

March 01, 2017
Equipment manufacturer Heat and Control launched an Augmented Reality App, featuring the Heatwave Fryer. The app is available for download now - in time for the AusPack 2017
Potatoes New Zealand joins government biosecurity initiative

Potatoes New Zealand joins government biosecurity initiative

December 12, 2016
Potatoes New Zealand became the 14th partner organisation to join the Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response.
AUSVEG appoints James Whiteside as its new CEO

AUSVEG appoints James Whiteside as its new CEO

December 10, 2016
Leading Australian vegetable industry body AUSVEG has announced the appointment of James Whiteside as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective Friday 9 December 2016.

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