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
- Mycorrhizal Fungi against Potato Cyst Nematodes: Understanding the Interaction and Potential for Integrated Pest Management
- Enhancement of the efficacy of a carbamate nematicide against the potato cyst nematode, Globodera pallida, through mycorrhization in commercial potato fields.
- The role of regulatory mechanisms for control of plant diseases and food security – case studies from potato production in Britain
- Partial rootzone drying for irrigation of potatoes
- Managing potato cyst nematode with pesticides
- 1618: History of crop biotechnology
- Evaluation of PCR, IEF and ELISA techniques for the detection and identification of potato cyst nematodes from field samples in England and Wales
- Phytophthora infestans – Late blight
- Climate change series: Focus on potatoes
- Biological control of potato cyst nematode: a practical proposition?
There are currently no subcategories in the Potatoes section.
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