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Getting to the Bottom of Common Scab in Canada

The first national common scab research project has the Canadian potato industry seeing common scab in a whole new light. Tubers across Canada have fallen...

New Environmentally Friendly Control Method for Late Blight Discovered

A new environmentally friendly method, using spray-induced gene silencing, has been found to control late blight in potatoes, a Feb. 11 news release says. The method...

P.E.I. Table Stock Potato Exports Resumed to Puerto Rico

Prince Edward Island table stock potatoes are able to be shipped to Puerto Rico again, a Feb. 8 news release from the United States Department...

P.E.I. Potato Growers Face Piles of Potato Wart Problems

P.E.I. potato growers are struggling after U.S. potato exports were halted following a potato wart discovery. For John Visser, he knew something was wrong when...

P.E.I. Fresh Potato Exports to Puerto Rico May Resume Within Two Weeks

Following a productive meeting between Canadian and American officials Prince Edward Island potato growers may be able to ship fresh potatoes to Puerto Rico...

Study Discovers How Soil Bacteria Fights Common Scab

A study by researchers from the John Innes Centre isolated soil bacteria in a potato field finding how it protects potatoes from scab, a...

Getting to the Bottom of Common Scab in Canada

The first national common scab research project has the Canadian potato industry seeing common scab in a whole new light. Tubers across Canada have fallen...

New Environmentally Friendly Control Method for Late Blight Discovered

A new environmentally friendly method, using spray-induced gene silencing, has been found to control late blight in potatoes, a Feb. 11 news release says. The method...

P.E.I. Table Stock Potato Exports Resumed to Puerto Rico

Prince Edward Island table stock potatoes are able to be shipped to Puerto Rico again, a Feb. 8 news release from the United States Department...

P.E.I. Potato Growers Face Piles of Potato Wart Problems

P.E.I. potato growers are struggling after U.S. potato exports were halted following a potato wart discovery. For John Visser, he knew something was wrong when...

P.E.I. Fresh Potato Exports to Puerto Rico May Resume Within Two Weeks

Following a productive meeting between Canadian and American officials Prince Edward Island potato growers may be able to ship fresh potatoes to Puerto Rico...

Study Discovers How Soil Bacteria Fights Common Scab

A study by researchers from the John Innes Centre isolated soil bacteria in a potato field finding how it protects potatoes from scab, a...