Diseases

BioSafe Systems’ OxiDate 2.0 now labeled for spray-tank water treatment

Plant pathogenic microorganisms, fungi and other harmful bacteria can be found in water collected from open and closed sources that are used for s... more »

What potato growers can expect in 2017

{Sponsored} Planning for 2017 is in full swing — how will potato growers make their planting decisions? Some growers will expand their acreage and s... more »

New test detects acrylamide in french fries

French-fried potatoes are a popular side dish; but when potatoes are cooked to a golden brown or overcooked, a potentially toxic compound called “ac... more »

Orondis Opti fungicide now registered in premix formulation

Syngenta announced that Orondis Opti fungicide premix is now registered and approved for use on specialty and vegetable crops by the U.S. Environment... more »

New disease crosses the Atlantic

Soon after their spuds were planted in 2014, some growers in the northeastern United States knew they had a problem. Much of the crop didn’t even... more »

Growers: It’s time to start crop protection planning for 2017

{Sponsored} It’s never too early to start thinking about the 2017 season. “With the large number of acres that growers are farming now, early c... more »

USDA awards $9.4M for pest management research

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $9.4 million to support 25 research and outreach projects that will help mitigate ... more »

MAJESTENE bionematicide receives California approval

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has approved Marrone Bio Innovations' (MBI) bionematicide, MAJESTENE. The bionematicide is a b... more »

BioConsortia raises $12M for multi-microbe product development

BioConsortia has raised this year a total of $12 million for future growth. Last week, BioConsortia closed an $8 million equity round of investment f... more »

eSpudman November 2016 Industry Spotlight

Pamela J.S. Hutchinson, a potato cropping weed scientist at the ... watch »


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