Research

Research

Solving Eastern Canada’s Yield Woes

Researchers strive to jump-start Maritime Canada’s sluggish yield gains. As a large-scale soil rejuvenation study in New Brunswick draws to a close, lead researcher and...

Colorado potato beetle genome gives insight into major agricultural pest

The Colorado potato beetle is notorious for its role in starting the pesticide industry — and for its ability to resist the insecticides developed...

Green potatoes safe for consumers to eat, researcher says

Sabine Tanios is a PhD candidate in Tasmania working on research into why and how potatoes develop green colouring. Her work at the Tasmanian Institute...

When pests graze certain potatoes, yields double

When some Colombian potato varieties are lightly grazed by a pest, the plants respond by growing larger tubers, at times doubling their yields. Although...

Tackling Resistant Pink Rot

Although Ridomil resistance is spreading, the list of alternative fungicides is growing. Ridomil has been the standard fungicide for managing pink rot for many years....

Potato blight’s chemical attack mechanism explained

A team of international researchers headed by scientists from the University of Tübingen has deciphered the workings of a cytolytic toxin, which is produced...

Solving Eastern Canada’s Yield Woes

Researchers strive to jump-start Maritime Canada’s sluggish yield gains. As a large-scale soil rejuvenation study in New Brunswick draws to a close, lead researcher and...

Colorado potato beetle genome gives insight into major agricultural pest

The Colorado potato beetle is notorious for its role in starting the pesticide industry — and for its ability to resist the insecticides developed...

Green potatoes safe for consumers to eat, researcher says

Sabine Tanios is a PhD candidate in Tasmania working on research into why and how potatoes develop green colouring. Her work at the Tasmanian Institute...

When pests graze certain potatoes, yields double

When some Colombian potato varieties are lightly grazed by a pest, the plants respond by growing larger tubers, at times doubling their yields. Although...

Tackling Resistant Pink Rot

Although Ridomil resistance is spreading, the list of alternative fungicides is growing. Ridomil has been the standard fungicide for managing pink rot for many years....

Potato blight’s chemical attack mechanism explained

A team of international researchers headed by scientists from the University of Tübingen has deciphered the workings of a cytolytic toxin, which is produced...