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  • Potato genome set to help industry address challenges

    An international consortium that includes British scientists has sequenced the potato genome, opening possibilities for exploring the characteristics that contribute to a successful commercial variety.   These recent developments in mapping the potato genome could offer growers access to varieties that are drought tolerant or are resistant to diseases such as blight or potato cyst nematodes.  “...

    27 July 2011

  • Potato genome set to help industry address challenges

    An international consortium that includes British scientists has sequenced the potato genome, opening possibilities for exploring the characteristics that contribute to a successful commercial variety.     These recent developments in mapping the potato genome could offer growers access to varieties that are drought tolerant or are resistant to diseases such as blight or potato cyst nematodes...

    4 July 2011

  • Storage Bulletin - May 2010

    25 May 2010

  • Storage Bulletin - September 2010

    17 September 2010

  • Storage Bulletin - December 2010

    Growers are urged to check their crops in store carefully to ensure they are not suffering from the current cold weather.   Most stores are well insulated to help isolate the storage environment from the impact of the conditions outside. But stores should be checked for any leakage or spots where cold air may get inside the building. Even small gaps in the insulation ‘envelope’ can lead to...

    15 December 2010

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