Agronomy Diseases

Diseases

Disease Docket

A cross country check-in on what to expect for potato diseases this growing season. Late blight has and very likely always will be something Canadian...

U.S. Researchers Discover Wild Potato Genes for Late Blight Resistance

A team of scientists at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found distant cousins of cultivated potatoes may...

New Late Blight Resistance Genes Discovered

New late blight resistance genes have been found in a wide range of wild Solanum plants related to potatoes, a news release from The...

A Better Tuber Rotter — Pectobacterium Parmentieri

Last spring, I was wondering whether the incidence of Dickeya dianthicola was expected to be high in 2020, so I reached out to Steve...

Wild Potato Chemical Composition Helps Fight Pathogen

A recent study has found why a wild potato variety called S. chacoense is resistant to Pectobacterium, which cause various devastating diseases in potatoes, a...

Potato Wart Found in P.E.I. Potato Fields

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has found potato wart in two fields on a farm in Prince Edward Island, a post on the...

Disease Docket

A cross country check-in on what to expect for potato diseases this growing season. Late blight has and very likely always will be something Canadian...

U.S. Researchers Discover Wild Potato Genes for Late Blight Resistance

A team of scientists at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found distant cousins of cultivated potatoes may...

New Late Blight Resistance Genes Discovered

New late blight resistance genes have been found in a wide range of wild Solanum plants related to potatoes, a news release from The...

A Better Tuber Rotter — Pectobacterium Parmentieri

Last spring, I was wondering whether the incidence of Dickeya dianthicola was expected to be high in 2020, so I reached out to Steve...

Wild Potato Chemical Composition Helps Fight Pathogen

A recent study has found why a wild potato variety called S. chacoense is resistant to Pectobacterium, which cause various devastating diseases in potatoes, a...

Potato Wart Found in P.E.I. Potato Fields

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has found potato wart in two fields on a farm in Prince Edward Island, a post on the...