Issues Winter 2019

Winter 2019

Keeping Tabs on Late Blight

Research on Canadian strains is revealing essential information for preventing and managing this disease. A new national effort is continuing this work.Strain monitoring in...

New Tools for the CPB Toolbox

A five-year study is to take a closer look at the alternatives to neonics for the control of Colorado potato beetle.A study being conducted...

Market News

Due in large part to a difficult harvest in many areas of the country, potato production was down in Canada in 2018.Challenging weather conditions...

Researchers Go Toe-to-Toe with PCN

With a multi-pronged effort, Quebec researchers are helping to advance monitoring and management of potato cyst nematodes.Although extremely rare in Canada, potato cyst nematodes...

New Prospect for Wireworm Control

A promising biopesticide is in the works for managing wireworms.A few years ago, Todd Kabaluk was given some fuzzy wireworms. That might not sound...

Volunteer Potatoes: Potential Issue in 2019

Volunteer potato plants (potatoes growing from unharvested tubers) might be problematic in rotation crops during the 2019 growing season. These plants can be a...

Keeping Tabs on Late Blight

Research on Canadian strains is revealing essential information for preventing and managing this disease. A new national effort is continuing this work.Strain monitoring in...

New Tools for the CPB Toolbox

A five-year study is to take a closer look at the alternatives to neonics for the control of Colorado potato beetle.A study being conducted...

Market News

Due in large part to a difficult harvest in many areas of the country, potato production was down in Canada in 2018.Challenging weather conditions...

Researchers Go Toe-to-Toe with PCN

With a multi-pronged effort, Quebec researchers are helping to advance monitoring and management of potato cyst nematodes.Although extremely rare in Canada, potato cyst nematodes...

New Prospect for Wireworm Control

A promising biopesticide is in the works for managing wireworms.A few years ago, Todd Kabaluk was given some fuzzy wireworms. That might not sound...

Volunteer Potatoes: Potential Issue in 2019

Volunteer potato plants (potatoes growing from unharvested tubers) might be problematic in rotation crops during the 2019 growing season. These plants can be a...