Pink eye is a sporadic disorder of potato tubers that may result in a significant loss of quality after harvest. The typical symptoms are pink, slightly raised areas that are easy to see on moist, freshly dug tubers, but difficult to notice on dry...
An infestation of Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN) is one of the most damaging pest problems facing our industry. Estimated annual yield losses could cost the sector as much as £26m.
Yesterday a post was added to the the PEI Potato Agronomy website titled “Important Harvest Considerations” – intended for potato growers in this important potato producing province of Canada
You need to know your enemy if you want to fight it, says Martin Filion, an associate professor at the Université de Moncton.
Health Canada’s leading pesticide regulator is taking another look at its decision to ban a popular fungicide called Mancozeb that is used by many fruit and vegetable growers after the agency admitted its initial review banning the chemical ...
The cold, wet October weather on Prince Edward Island on the east coast of Canada is making for a difficult potato harvest.
There’s been good news for potato lovers this week, with new research linking starchy food with humanity’s ascent to the top of the food chain.
Two cases of potato mop-top virus have been confirmed in Mid Canterbury, but many more are suspected, Biosecurity New Zealand says.