Seed tubers of potatoes traditionally were planted manually. In production systems without any traction other than human, this is still a.
The knowledge that crops need nutrients (not just organic soil amendments) and the invention and application of fertilizers started with the.
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.
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..
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.
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