September 26, 2022 | Blogs
External tuber disorders: Malformed tubers
Malformed tubers take many shapes. The deformed or misshapen tubers may be knobby, doll-like, have bottle necks like dumbbells and have a spiked rose end (pear shaped).
September 19, 2022 | Blogs
External tuber disorders: Skinning
When tubers mature before they are harvested the skin sets. Before the skin is set the thin epidermis can easily be removed through abrasion or attrition.
July 14, 2022 | News
Fewer potatoes produced in Belgium in 2021
The total area of potatoes in Belgium decreased by 7,418 hectares in 2021, the Belgian statistical office Statbel reports.
June 24, 2022 | News
PotatoEurope 2022 ticket sales launched
PotatoEurope 2022 exhibition organizer DLG reports that the ticket shop for the event is now open.
April 14, 2022 | News
Sencrop launches Solarcrop sensor and application for irrigation advice
With the recent launch of their Solarcrop sensor, agritech company Sencrop focuses on the transition towards precision irrigation.
April 11, 2022 | Blogs
Decisions at planting: Potato planting depth and distances
Seed tubers are planted in small holes or shallow planting furrows made by the planting machine. Usually the depth of planting is such that the top of the seed tuber is at the mean soil level. Some varieties with superficially growing tubers or varieties that are sensitive to greening or in soils that easily crack,…
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