In a recent interview with the Global Potato News magazine, Prof Francine Govers at the Laboratory of Phytopathology at Wageningen University in the Netherlands says she believes it is essential to approach the problem of late blight control.
Acrylamide in refined food is a growing and serious concern among international health authorities.
Manitoba has a potato shortage. Potato production dropped heavily because of poor conditions at harvest.
After completion of the potato harvest in Germany the expected low yield of the crop due to the extreme drought this summer became a reality, the German association of fruit, vegetable and potato processing industry (BOGK) says in a press
The United Potato Growers of Canada released an analysis of the U.S. 2018 potato production estimates on November 14. Kevin MacIsaac, general manager, UPGC, provided the following commentary.
Allan Siano is a Senior Science Research Specialist at the government of the Philippines, undertaking a PhD programme in Horticultural Science at the School of Agriculture and Environment of Massey University, New Zealand.
Rising production costs for process potatoes grown in New Zealand mean that yields of at least 70 t/ha are needed to achieve a sustainable profit, yet the national average is only 55 t/ha.
Understanding the contribution of seed tuber- and soilborne inoculum of Rhizoctonia solani AG 3-PT in causing black scurf disease epidemics is an important step in implementing effective