Wednesday, May 20, 2009

New Publications for 2009

Two new research publications are now available for download on the website. The first publication deals with the impact of different US genotypes of Phytophthora infestans on potato seed tuber rot and plant emergence in a range of cultivars and advanced breeding lines. The second publication discusses recent advances in screening potato cultivars for increased tolerance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies).

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Monday, May 04, 2009

Late Blight Risk Monitoring 2009

The Late Blight Risk Monitoring system is now up and running for the 2009 growing season. Five new locations have been added to the network since last year. These are Cassopolis, Charlotte, Hastings, Kalamazoo and Leslie. In addition, the station at Saginaw Bean & Beet Farm has moved to a new location at Richville.

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