La producción de papas no es la misma en Salcedo
October 02, 2019
Desde el 2018 el Ministerio de Agricultura y ganadería alertó a los productores sobre la llegada al país de la plaga de la punta morada la que tomó por sorpresa a muchos ya que no habían escuchado sobre esta y por ende no sabían como manejarla.
New type of zebra chip disease discovered in potato fields of Oregon
April 20, 2019
ARS Researchers studied potato tubers from the Klamath Basin in Oregon infected with the causal bacteria of zebra chip disease. They confirmed the presence of the pathogen but did not identify the sample as one of the six known varieties (haplotypes).
All Australian markets reopened for WA seed and ware potatoes as surveillance shows potato psyllids not infected
December 21, 2018
The government of Western Australia has announced that it has succeeded in regaining market access for Western Australian potatoes in all of Australia, following the detection of tomato potato psyllid in February 2017.
New Mexican potato variety Citlali shows resistance to late blight and zebra chip disease
September 19, 2018
In Mexico, researchers of the National Forestry, Agriculture, and Livestock Research Institute (INIFAP), part of the Mexican Ministry of agriculture (SAGARPA), have developed a new potato variety, Citlali, with improved tolerance to diseases.
No Liberibacter (Zebra Chip pathogen) found in Potato Psyllids in Western Australia
May 08, 2018
In Western Australia, a surveillance program to assess if the last year detected tomato potato psyllid (TPP) carries the zebrachip disease pathogen (CLso), did not identify a single case of the pest - with over 10.000 psyllids tested.