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April 16, 2014

Neiker-Tecnalia establishes the presence for the first time in Alava of the two A1 and A2 mating types of the fungus that causes potato blight
Neiker-Tecnaliak lehendabizikoz egiaztatu du patataren mildiua eragiten duen onddoa ugaltzeko A1 eta A2 tipoak daudela Araban
Neiker-Tecnalia constata por primera vez la presencia en Álava de los dos tipos de reproducción A1 y A2 del hongo causante del mildiu de la patat

Treasure Island of biosecurity

April 15, 2014

Defying gravity: Potato growers embrace aeroponic cultivation

April 4, 2014

Canada - Reason now available for potato growers as a seed-piece treatment - Bayer CropScience offers new seed-borne late blight protection

Bolivia - Instituto Nacional de Innovación Agropecuaria y Forestal (Iniaf) publica primera investigación que describe detalle de seis variedades de cultivos vegetales (Jornada Net)

Research underway to unravel causes of blackleg

April 3, 2014

Australia - Downplaying Zebra chip risk is a dangerous game

April 1, 2014

Australia - In black and white: Zebra Chip report vindicates growers

March 26, 2014

Research underway to unravel causes of blackleg

March 24, 2014

Brasil - Cultivares de batata para agricultura familiar

Learn mop-top and leafhopper management, plus value of pesticides through three new 'Focus on Potato' webcasts

March 21, 2014

Renforcement du financement de la recherche dans le domaine du plant de pomme de terre

March 17, 2014

Deutschland - Neue Zulassungen bei Syngenta - Hyvido Hybridgerstenangebot wächst weiter; verbesserte Auflagen für Ortiva

March 14, 2014

University of Idaho researcher Nora Olsen leads Potato Association of America

March 11, 2014

Canadian Food Inspection Agency - 2013 survey finds no detections of potato cyst nematode
Enquête 2013 d'échantillonnage de sol pour les nématodes à kyste de la pomme de terre (NKPT) est complétée

Australia - Potato R&D to be presented at industry workshop in the Mallee

March 10, 2014

Latinoamérica envía 20.000 semillas a Bóveda Global (SciDev.Net)

March 6, 2014

La extensión de la Tuta absoluta crea alarma en Centroamérica (Horto Info)

February 24, 2014

Scientists boost resistance of potatoes to late blight

February 21, 2014

ABBA discute participação da Embrapa na Comissão Técnica de Batata-Semente no MAPA

February 20, 2014

Canada - Syngenta registers Cruiser Maxx Potato Extreme seed treatment

February 19, 2014

New biological fungicide from Bayer CropScience forms disease protection zone around seed and roots - Serenade SOIL arms fruit and vegetable growers against root and soil diseases

February 17, 2014

GM spuds beat blight - In a three-year GM research trial, scientists boosted resistance of potatoes to late blight, their most important disease, without deploying fungicides

New strain of British genetically modified potato appears immune to the devastating fungus responsible for the great Irish famine of 1845 (Herald Scotland)

Top-down and bottom-up approach needed to conserve potato agrobiodiversity

European Commission JRC publishes 1 new summary notifications

Genetically modified potatoes 'resist late blight' (BBC News)

February 14, 2014

Eighteen million farmers in 27 countries chose biotech crops in 2013, global plantings increase by 5 million hectares - Inaugural plantings of biotech drought-tolerant maize in U.S.; further developments in drought-tolerance technology across the world

February 13, 2014

Roland Peerenboom nieuwe Algemeen Directeur voor KWS Potato B.V.

New kind of resistance to potato disease




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