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Stopping Late Blight in Potatoes Naturally

AAFC researchers have discovered selenium can help stop late blight, paving the way for a new organic friendly prevention method. Late blight can wreak havoc...

New Potato Disease Pathogens Found in Pennsylvania

Penn State researchers have identified new potato disease pathogens in Pennsylvania, a Jan. 17 news release said. The research team collected potato stems or tubers...

Rubbery Rot Found in Canadian Potato Storages

A year after rubbery rot made headlines in the U.S., it has been found in Canada. If there’s one thing Vikram Bisht can remember from...

Late Blight Discovered in Quebec Potato, Tomato Fields

Late blight has been detected in Quebec potato and tomato fields, an Aug. 2 emailed statement from the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Ficheries and...

Late Blight Found in Ontario Potato Fields

Late blight has been discovered in Alliston, Ont. potato fields and is causing substantial financial losses to impacted growers, a July 25 email update from...

Putting Canada’s Potato Diagnostic Labs Under the Microscope

Are there enough diagnostic labs for the potato industry in Canada? Growing a potato crop isn’t easy. Whether it’s a commercial or seed crop, there’s...

Stopping Late Blight in Potatoes Naturally

AAFC researchers have discovered selenium can help stop late blight, paving the way for a new organic friendly prevention method. Late blight can wreak havoc...

New Potato Disease Pathogens Found in Pennsylvania

Penn State researchers have identified new potato disease pathogens in Pennsylvania, a Jan. 17 news release said. The research team collected potato stems or tubers...

Rubbery Rot Found in Canadian Potato Storages

A year after rubbery rot made headlines in the U.S., it has been found in Canada. If there’s one thing Vikram Bisht can remember from...

Late Blight Discovered in Quebec Potato, Tomato Fields

Late blight has been detected in Quebec potato and tomato fields, an Aug. 2 emailed statement from the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Ficheries and...

Late Blight Found in Ontario Potato Fields

Late blight has been discovered in Alliston, Ont. potato fields and is causing substantial financial losses to impacted growers, a July 25 email update from...

Putting Canada’s Potato Diagnostic Labs Under the Microscope

Are there enough diagnostic labs for the potato industry in Canada? Growing a potato crop isn’t easy. Whether it’s a commercial or seed crop, there’s...