The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family.
Potatoes are the world's fourth largest food crop, following rice, wheat, and maize. They yield abundantly with little effort, adapting readily to diverse climates so long as the climate is cool and moist enough for the plants to gather sufficient water from the soil to form the starchy tubers.
The long-term storage of potatoes requires specialised care in cold warehouses, as they are vulnerable to moulds that feed on the stored tubers.
A sample of Items held in the Potatoes category
- Climate Change Impacts on the UK Potato Industry
- Modifications in the potato rhizosphere during infestations of Globodera rostochiensis and subsequent effects on the growth of Rhizoctonia solani.
- Biofumigation with Brassica juncea, Raphanus sativus and Eruca sativa for the Management of Field Populations of the Potato Cyst Nematode Globodera pallida.
- Integrated control of potato cyst nematode
- Pepper weevil (Anthonomus eugenii)
- Characterization of Rhizoctonia solani from potato in Great Britain
- Brown Rot of Potato
- Use of fluorescent tracer techniques and photography to assess the efficiency of tillage incorporated granular nematicides in potato seed-beds.
- Potato Wart Disease
- 4: Secrets of potato blight evolution could help farmers fight back
There are currently no subcategories in the Potatoes section.
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