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Main potato viruses

By Team PotatoWorld, Jul 6, 2020 1:45:00 PM

Viruses are the smallest living organisms that can replicate themselves and they are only viable within living cells from which they draw the.

Topcis: Cultivation

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Decision support systems in potato cultivation

By Team PotatoWorld, Jun 29, 2020 10:13:35 AM

Organizing cultivation happens through strategic, tactical and operational decisions. Growing potatoes at all and going for seed, organic or.

Topcis: Cultivation

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Late blight (Phytophthora infestans)

By Team PotatoWorld, Jun 22, 2020 1:45:00 PM

In regions where potatoes are grown year-round, such as in tropical highlands, there are always spores of the disease present to infect newly.

Topcis: Growth

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Dynamics of tuber number per potato plant

By Team PotatoWorld, Jun 15, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Not all eyes on a seed tuber produce a sprout; on average, much less than half do and the number of sprouts at the multiple sprouting stage.

Topcis: Growth

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Aboveground structures of the potato plant: Main stem & lateral stems

By Team PotatoWorld, Jun 8, 2020 9:20:00 AM

When a seed tuber is planted, its sprout after emergence grows into a main stem. When the stem forms a flower bud at the tip or apex, the main.

Topcis: Growth

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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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