Imágenes de Defectos y enfermedades en las papas
The Maine Potato Board presented the eighth annual Maine Harvest Festival in Bangor the weekend of Nov. 17 and 18, and once again featured the popular Caribou Russet potato.
The West Bengal government has issued a blanket ban on importing seed potatoes, particularly from Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir owing to presence of Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN) in the produce.
Chlorpropham (or CIPC) is widely used as a sprout suppressing agro-chemical applied to stored potatoes.
Consumers in Cyprus are complaining about the high price of potatoes, with officials attributing the steep increase to a shortage of spuds in the Cypriot market lasting almost three months now.
Processed potatoes in China account for about 15% of total production and include products such as starch, dehydrated potatoes, chips, and frozen French fries (FFF), according to a report presented by USDA Foreign Agricultural Service – “China –.
Potato supplies should be ample for the holidays and beyond in the US, despite bad weather in some growing regions and an overall dip in production, according to a report by The Packer.
Today China is the world’s biggest producer of sweet potatoes but this staple of the Chinese diet was a relatively modern import to this ancient civilization.