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Diseases

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...

Study Looks at Late Blight Changes in Europe, Asia

Scientists have been looking into the spread of potato late blight across Europe and Asia, a news release from the James Hutton Institute says...

U.S. Potato Industry Concerned about Future Canadian Disease Threats

Potato industry groups in the United States are concerned about how Canada will handle future disease threats following last year's discovery of potato wart...

Alberta Declared PCN Free

Alberta is officially free of the potato cyst nematode (PCN) which opens trade borders for them, the government says in a news release on...

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...

Study Looks at Late Blight Changes in Europe, Asia

Scientists have been looking into the spread of potato late blight across Europe and Asia, a news release from the James Hutton Institute says...

U.S. Potato Industry Concerned about Future Canadian Disease Threats

Potato industry groups in the United States are concerned about how Canada will handle future disease threats following last year's discovery of potato wart...

Alberta Declared PCN Free

Alberta is officially free of the potato cyst nematode (PCN) which opens trade borders for them, the government says in a news release on...