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Potato Blight Pathogen Cuts into Potato Plant to Infect It

Researchers have discovered the potato blight pathogen uses a "sharp knife" to cut into potato plants and infect them, a July 2 news release...

Irish Potato Famine Late Blight Strain Found on Six Continents

The strain of late blight which caused the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s has been found on six continents, a study from North...

Banding Together to Stop Potato Early Dying in Canada

There is hope for “a great leap forward” in Potato Early Dying disease prevention thanks to the work of the Canadian PED Network. Two years...

Fight the Blight — Eliminate Cull Piles Before Crop Emergence

Cull potatoes accumulate in the spring when seed pieces or tubers are discarded due to size (slivers) or disease, when a stored crop is...

Alberta Launches Rapid Potato Disease Diagnosis Project

Alberta is launching a two-year project to develop a platform for the rapid diagnosis of current and potential potato diseases in the province, the...

Alberta Blackleg Research Receives Provincial Grant

A researcher at the University of Lethbridge has received a three-year grant from Alberta's Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) to look into management strategies for...

Potato Blight Pathogen Cuts into Potato Plant to Infect It

Researchers have discovered the potato blight pathogen uses a "sharp knife" to cut into potato plants and infect them, a July 2 news release...

Irish Potato Famine Late Blight Strain Found on Six Continents

The strain of late blight which caused the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s has been found on six continents, a study from North...

Banding Together to Stop Potato Early Dying in Canada

There is hope for “a great leap forward” in Potato Early Dying disease prevention thanks to the work of the Canadian PED Network. Two years...

Fight the Blight — Eliminate Cull Piles Before Crop Emergence

Cull potatoes accumulate in the spring when seed pieces or tubers are discarded due to size (slivers) or disease, when a stored crop is...

Alberta Launches Rapid Potato Disease Diagnosis Project

Alberta is launching a two-year project to develop a platform for the rapid diagnosis of current and potential potato diseases in the province, the...

Alberta Blackleg Research Receives Provincial Grant

A researcher at the University of Lethbridge has received a three-year grant from Alberta's Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) to look into management strategies for...