Mixing potatoes with other crops: intercropping

By Team PotatoWorld, Feb 15, 2021 12:15:00 PM

When potato is grown in a field with another crop, there is intercropping.

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Altering the growing environment of potatoes with plastic sheeting

By Team PotatoWorld, Feb 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM

In large-scale commercial potato production, plastic sheeting is used to cover the soil after planting to raise the soil temperature.

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Environment dependence of cropping systems

By Team PotatoWorld, Jan 25, 2021 11:00:00 AM

In technologically advanced conditions, seed certification and inputs of chemicals contribute substantially to the yielding ability of the potato.

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Photosynthesis and starch formation in potatoes

By Team PotatoWorld, Jan 18, 2021 2:01:00 PM

In the dark, no photosynthesis takes place.

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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.

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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 varies.

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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 stem.

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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 the.

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Effects on tuber disorders

By Jaap Delleman, Dec 6, 2019 10:23:51 AM

Besides infection by pests and diseases, potato is also prone to many disorders of non-pathogenic origin. Such non-pathogenic origins are of an.

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Effects of salinity: ECsw = 1.5 x ECiw

By Jaap Delleman, Dec 6, 2019 10:12:15 AM

Salinity worldwide is an increasing soil problem, especially in coastal areas with salt water intrusion. Salt also accumulates where irrigation takes.

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