There are several physiological traits that Potato-breeders look for when it comes to tuber characteristics. Tuber initiation is the moment that.
Besides infection by pests and diseases, potato is also prone to many disorders of non-pathogenic origin. Such non-pathogenic origins are of an.
Salinity worldwide is an increasing soil problem, especially in coastal areas with salt water intrusion. Salt also accumulates where irrigation.
After wheat and white rice, potato is the third food crop widely consumed by humans. The quantity of maize produced is higher, but the bulk of.
Different physical and socioeconomic potato environments have different storage needs, periods and conditions. The storage period varies from a.
Agronomists need to establish a water balance to calculate the effect of water shortage on potato yields for use in explorations and decision.
Chitting or mini-chitting is preparing seed tubers to grow small, few mm long white sprouts ready to plant without causing damage when the seed.
Besides day length, temperature is the other main factor for (driven) potato crop development. Below a base temperature between 2 and 4 ⁰C, all.
In future, there is more CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the air, temperatures are higher and rainfall is more erratic. Plants need CO2 for their growth.
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