e-newsletter #79 – November 2018
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News PNZ continue to work alongside Biosecurity NZ on the PMTV response. All updates are posted on our website. The … Read More

Eco-friendly potato skin packaging
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It was widely reported in the media during September that Italian designers Simone Caronni, Paolo Stefano Gentile and Pietro Gaeli … Read More

Soil borne disease research projects
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By Heather Chalmers  The continued presence of soil and seed-borne diseases in potato crops can be partly mitigated by sowing … Read More

Psyllid research projects
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By Heather Chalmers Providing tools to assist the potato industry to manage and control Tomato Potato Psyllid is the focus … Read More

“Transforming the way we do biosecurity” – says Ministry
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By Gemma Carroll, Communications & Engagement Officer Potatoes New Zealand The 2018 Biosecurity Forum held in Auckland, was an opportunity … Read More

Safer fries? An acrylamide solution from Norway offers hope
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Acrylamide in refined food is a growing and serious concern among international health authorities. Zeracryl AS in Norway collaborated with … Read More

A quirky, fun event to launch new season bounty: November means New Potatoes 2018
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By Gemma Carroll, Communications & Engagement Potatoes New Zealand Spring and Summer in New Zealand represent all of the best … Read More

Top chip shops put on the map
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By Gemma Carroll  It’s been a quieter period for the Chip Group, as Chip Fest has passed and business as usual has taken a back-seat … Read More

Managing powdery scab
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By Gemma Carroll  Information sourced from Dr Calum Wilson’s article in Potatoes Australia, with his permission.  A four year research programme at the Tasmanian Institute of … Read More

Plant and food trial soil-water management
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By Heather Chalmers for PNZ Improving soil and water management may assist in lifting potato yields, Plant and Food Research trials show.     Growers are … Read More

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