With this title, on October 18 at 09:00 a.m. (EST), the World Potato Congress will offer its fourth webinar in English and first in Spanish (which will be held at 10:00 a.m. the same day).
Con este título, el 18 de octubre a las 09:00 a.m. (EST), el Congreso Mundial de la Papa ofrecerá su cuarto seminario web en inglés y primero en español (el cual se realizará a las 10:00 a.m del mismo día).
Frontiers in Plant Science published in 2017 the article Assuring Potato Tuber Quality during Storage: A Future Perspective. Due to the importance of its content, I offer a more accessible version to the general public. You can read it at https://bit.ly/3n6M1JZ
A North Carolina State University team has developed quick diagnostic tests to detect plant diseases before they show symptoms in the field. In particular, they have worked on technology for identifying Phytophthora infestans, which causes late blight in potatoes and tomatoes. This article highlights how that technology works and describes the benefits for producers.
Using a new tool, small-scale farmers can now know what kind of fungicide to use and when and how often to apply it. More at https://bit.ly/2ErG4UQ