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Potatoes New Zealand Potato and Massey University Tuber Spectral Imaging Project
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The project will apply vision-processing techniques of hyperspectral video images to generate a flat surface map of each rolling tuber, … Read More

Do some potato-growing soils suppress powdery scab?
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A research project in New Zealand is determining if different field soils affect development of powdery scab on potatoes, and … Read More

R&D Update – April 2018
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Research, Development & Extension (RD&E) is one of the four themes driving Potatoes New Zealand Inc (PNZ)’s strategic plan. The … Read More

Varying potato bed architecture to improve crop water use dynamics
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Alex Michel, Sarah Sinton and Steven Dellow, Plant & Food Research (PFR) Potato crops require high water supply and are … Read More

R&D Update – January 2018
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At the recent Potatoes NZ Grower Talks, Jen Linton (Research Manager for FAR)  provided a high-level update on a selection of the … Read More

Profiting from improving table potato quality and pack-out
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A recently published Ontario Produce Marketing Association research report proposes how improving table potato quality and pack-out can increase profitability. Click here … Read More

Busy potato research season
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Update by Jen Linton, Potato Research Manager, FAR The number of trials and sites around the country has made the … Read More

Grower talk – mesh crop covers
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Dr Charles Merfield from the BHU Future Farming Centre spoke at a Growers Talk in Lincoln on 14 March 2017. … Read More

Precision agriculture for potatoes
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Key Points In paddock variation in yield and tuber size occur in potato crops. Yield and tuber size variation can … Read More

Evaluation of the drying & size reduction processes for the production of potato flour
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The following is the a project report by Massey University Bachelor of Food Technology Honours student Yvette Coyle Read Full Report Abstract… This … Read More

Parameters for the hydrolysis and fermentation of potato waste to produce ethanol – Eileen Huiting
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The following is the abstract of a report by Massey University Bachelor of Food Technology Honours student Eileen Han Huiting Read Full … Read More

Irrigation Impact on Soils
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The yield of potato is constrained by available root volume.

EPA Tamarixia application update
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There has been no further update on the progress of the submission following the hearing in early May 2016. The … Read More