IssuesWinter 2012

Winter 2012

Viruses Causing Tuber Necrosis, Part II: PMTV and TRV

Commercial potato growers are aware of the serious threat posed by two well- known pathogens,  potato mop-top virus (PMTV) and tobacco rattle virus (TRV)....

Trends in Seed Treatment

Seed treatment provides an insurance policy for protecting seed until the first shoots emerge. However, there are a finite number of seed treatment products...

Best Practices: Irrigation and Fertility Management

Four growers from four potato-growing regions of Canada discuss their irrigation and fertility management practices. BIOGRAPHIESHomer VanderZaag grows about 900 acres of potatoes, primarily...

The Balancing Act

Recent research indicates that liming can improve soil health, increase pH levels--and boost yields.Recent liming research completed in Prince Edward Island shows that applying...

World Review

CIP Promotes Potato Innovation in Bangladesh In a press release issued early December, the International Potato Center (CIP), headquartered in Peru, stated that poverty affects...

Eye on the Nation

Prince Edward Island By Gary Linkletter, Chairman, Prince Edward Island Potato BoardAfter the Christmas and New Year holiday season, the potato industry on Prince Edward...

Viruses Causing Tuber Necrosis, Part II: PMTV and TRV

Commercial potato growers are aware of the serious threat posed by two well- known pathogens,  potato mop-top virus (PMTV) and tobacco rattle virus (TRV)....

Trends in Seed Treatment

Seed treatment provides an insurance policy for protecting seed until the first shoots emerge. However, there are a finite number of seed treatment products...

Best Practices: Irrigation and Fertility Management

Four growers from four potato-growing regions of Canada discuss their irrigation and fertility management practices. BIOGRAPHIESHomer VanderZaag grows about 900 acres of potatoes, primarily...

The Balancing Act

Recent research indicates that liming can improve soil health, increase pH levels--and boost yields.Recent liming research completed in Prince Edward Island shows that applying...

World Review

CIP Promotes Potato Innovation in Bangladesh In a press release issued early December, the International Potato Center (CIP), headquartered in Peru, stated that poverty affects...

Eye on the Nation

Prince Edward Island By Gary Linkletter, Chairman, Prince Edward Island Potato BoardAfter the Christmas and New Year holiday season, the potato industry on Prince Edward...