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Revisiting the Impact of Heat Stress on Potatoes

Heat during the growing season is causing disease problems for potato growers. Hot, dry summers have become more prevalent in Ontario and elsewhere during 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...

Tater Tales — An Outstanding Chipping Variety

SP327 is a new chipping potato variety developed in Ontario by Peter Vander Zaag. New varieties are crucial to the health and growth of the...

Tater Tales: What’s New in Potato Production?

In this column I’m looking at three aspects of potato production — the risk of insecticide resistance in Colorado potato beetles (CPBs), “lazy” potato...

Revisiting the Impact of Heat Stress on Potatoes

Heat during the growing season is causing disease problems for potato growers. Hot, dry summers have become more prevalent in Ontario and elsewhere during 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...

Tater Tales — An Outstanding Chipping Variety

SP327 is a new chipping potato variety developed in Ontario by Peter Vander Zaag. New varieties are crucial to the health and growth of the...

Tater Tales: What’s New in Potato Production?

In this column I’m looking at three aspects of potato production — the risk of insecticide resistance in Colorado potato beetles (CPBs), “lazy” potato...