The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board ‘Potatoes’ has launched a new guide to help potato growers test for Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN), a pest that costs the industry more than £25 million each year.
This year’s potato harvest is expected to be one of the poorest in decades. Due to the prolonged period of drought, the total potato harvest this season will be around 20 percent lower than in the previous year.
Climate change has fueled raging wildfires around the world, bleached coral reefs and intensified hurricanes — and now it’s coming for Europe’s fries.
Major potato desiccant diquat is set to be banned due to concerns related to the exposure of bystanders and residents and also its effect on bird life, with growers only likely to have at most one more season’s use of the product.
With low temperatures from last week expected to linger into this week, harvest is not looking good for potato farmers, experts say.
KWS SAAT SE and the J.R. Simplot Company have founded a new joint venture company Aardevo B.V., to deliver top performing potato varieties through hybrid breeding.
Il raccolto principale di patate e cipolle è attualmente in pieno svolgimento, come riferito da Christian Bausch, amministratore delegato della Rainer Bausch GmbH di Lich Langsdorf (Germania).
Der Durchschnittsertrag der Sorten Vitabella und Lucera, die bei Plantera sowohl biologisch als auch konventionell angebaut werden, zeigen auffällige Unterschiede.