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Research

New Remote Sensing Technology Helps Detect Potato Diseases

A study done in the United Kingdom using aerial imaging was able to detect and differentiate between potato diseases, a May 27 news release...

Wageningen University Studying Wild Potatoes to Find Pest Free Varieties

Wageningen University and Research (WUR) is launching a new study of wild potatoes to try and find new pest and disease-free varieties, the university...

Study Finds Spuds Good for Muscle in Women

A study has found potatoes can be a source of high-quality protein to maintain muscle in women, a release from McMaster University says.The findings...

Michigan State University Receives USDA Money for Potato Breeding Program

Michigan State University (MSU) has received US$700,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to invest in its potato breeding and genetics program,...

U of S Researcher Looking into Low Environmental Impact/Cost Potato Varieties

University of Saskatchewan plant scientist Kate Congreves has received funding from Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) to identify potato varieties which reduce environmental impact...

Heat-Proofing Our Potato Crops

As climate warming turns up the heat, how will Canadian potato production be affected?“Potato crops are known to be sensitive to high temperatures,” says Xiu-Qing...

New Remote Sensing Technology Helps Detect Potato Diseases

A study done in the United Kingdom using aerial imaging was able to detect and differentiate between potato diseases, a May 27 news release...

Wageningen University Studying Wild Potatoes to Find Pest Free Varieties

Wageningen University and Research (WUR) is launching a new study of wild potatoes to try and find new pest and disease-free varieties, the university...

Study Finds Spuds Good for Muscle in Women

A study has found potatoes can be a source of high-quality protein to maintain muscle in women, a release from McMaster University says.The findings...

Michigan State University Receives USDA Money for Potato Breeding Program

Michigan State University (MSU) has received US$700,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to invest in its potato breeding and genetics program,...

U of S Researcher Looking into Low Environmental Impact/Cost Potato Varieties

University of Saskatchewan plant scientist Kate Congreves has received funding from Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) to identify potato varieties which reduce environmental impact...

Heat-Proofing Our Potato Crops

As climate warming turns up the heat, how will Canadian potato production be affected?“Potato crops are known to be sensitive to high temperatures,” says Xiu-Qing...