IssuesFall 2011Front page article | Fall 2011

Front page article | Fall 2011

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TOP 6 POTATO DISEASES TO WATCH FOR THIS SEASON
Disease pressure on potatoes in storage may be higher this season after a spring and summer of extreme weather…

STRATEGIES FOR STORAGE SUCCESS
As potato growers expand their operations, they are requiring more storage facilities to hold their inventories, placing more demand on storage managers. This has increased growers’ needs for remote access to information in real time on storage environmental conditions. These demands are driving the next generation of potato storage control systems.

MEETING STANDARDS
On-farm food safety and traceability standards—are Canadian growers measuring up?

STORAGE-RELATED DISEASES: Research Recap
Each year, disease causes economic losses for many growers, but more options are on the way for the management of storage-related diseases.

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