The effect of climate change on tuber quality

By Team PotatoWorld, May 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM

In the Potato handbook, climate change is defined as the altering of long time weather as a consequence of the increase of greenhouse gases, with.

Topcis: CO2

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Botanical seed in potato production: Early use of True Potato Seed

By Team PotatoWorld, May 11, 2020 10:00:00 AM

In Chapter three of the Potato Handbook, the propagation material of the potato plant is discussed. When True Potato Seed (TPS) is used as.

Topcis: Planting

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Propagation material of the potato plant – Seed tubers

By Team PotatoWorld, May 4, 2020 2:15:00 PM

The third chapter of the Potato Handbook discusses the propagation material of the potato plant. This consists of the genetic component - its.

Topcis: Planting

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Yield levels of potato crops

By Team PotatoWorld, Apr 20, 2020 2:11:06 PM

This blog discusses the Attainable yield and Actual yields of potato crops. To read about Potential yields and the Production formula refer to.

Topcis: Yields

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Calculation of potential yields

By Team PotatoWorld, Apr 12, 2020 3:00:00 PM

The potential yield is the yield that the crop obtains theoretically when all production defining abiotic growth factors such as CO2, solar.

Topcis: Yields

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Potato planting methods and systems

By Team PotatoWorld, Mar 30, 2020 3:00:00 PM

Seed tubers of potatoes traditionally were planted manually. In production systems without any traction other than human, this is still a.

Topcis: Planting

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Fertilizers

By Team PotatoWorld, Mar 23, 2020 3:15:00 AM

The knowledge that crops need nutrients (not just organic soil amendments) and the invention and application of fertilizers started with the.

Topcis: Pre-planting

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Pre-planting operations: Tillage

By Team PotatoWorld, Mar 9, 2020 12:51:19 PM

Of all arable crops, potato needs the most extensive tillage and is not suitable for no (zero), low or minimum tillage. The latter are two systems.

Topcis: Pre-planting

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Decisions upon store loading

By Team PotatoWorld, Mar 2, 2020 2:45:00 PM

Upon store loading, a number of decisions regarding the tubers are taken. Wet tubers are dried, warm tubers are cooled and cold tubers are warmed..

Topcis: Storage

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Dormancy and sprouting

By Jaap Delleman, Dec 6, 2019 10:31:38 AM

There are several physiological traits that Potato-breeders look for when it comes to tuber characteristics. Tuber initiation is the moment that.

Topcis: Growth

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