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Zebra Chip disease

Zebra Chip disease

 Idaho Potato growing areas
Idaho potato growers will vote Monday in Burley on contracts with McCain Foods and J.R. Simplot Co. paying a 1.6 percent average increase, according to sources involved in negotiations.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
 AUSVEG
AUSVEG CEO Richard Mulcahy today said that an Inquiry held this morning by the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee is validation of concerns raised by AUSVEG about the biosecurity risks to the Australian potato industry of fresh p...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
 Tubérculo afectado por la mancha rayada
Los paperos de Costa Rica temen la entrada de esta enfermedad a su territorio. No es para menos. En Honduras ha ocasionado grandes pérdidas económicas y en Nicaragua ya fue detectada. Se trata de la mancha rayada o zebra chip. La mancha rayada está pr...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
 AUSVEG
A bitter feud over plans to import potatoes from New Zealand is escalating, with growers accusing Australia's biosecurity body of fudging the science and lacking the knowledge to prevent a major pest outbreak.
Friday, October 12, 2012
 South Korea
South Korea has lifted a ban against Pacific Northwest-grown potatoes used for things like potato chips, but a ban on other fresh potatoes still remains because of a fear over a bacterium known as zebra chip, state officials announced Wednesday during ...
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) of the Australian Government has released a new statement on October 4 regarding the heavily contested proposal (e.g. by AUSVEG) regarding import of potatoes from New Zealand
Sunday, October 7, 2012
 AUSVEG
A Senate Inquiry into the importation of fresh potatoes from New Zealand has been praised by the Australian horticulture industry. Last week, Senators Colbeck, Xenophon, Nash, Madigan and McKenzie moved that the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transpor...
Sunday, September 16, 2012
 Tasmania
Furious Tasmanian farmers have warned that the state's potato industry faces ruin if New Zealand imports are allowed.
Friday, September 7, 2012