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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,…

April 04, 2022 | Blogs

Decisions at planting: Plant density of the potato field

When planting a potato field, a certain surface area of skin of tuber is planted on which there are a number of eyes. These eyes produce none, one or two sprouts. Nonetheless, the planting rate is not expressed as the number of potentially stem producing sprouts but as the number or seed tubers and a…

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