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2014-05-21 08:23:58

CARY, N.C., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SUMMIT AGRO USA, LLC (SAUS) announced today that it will add RANMAN®400SC Fungicide to its product portfolio beginning on May 19th.

2014-02-25 14:10:03

In a three-year GM research trial, scientists boosted resistance of potatoes to late blight, their most important disease, without deploying fungicides.

Secrets Of Potato Blight Evolution Could Aid Farmers In Fighting Back
2014-01-31 09:32:05

Scientists have discovered vital clues as to how the pathogen responsible for the Irish potato famine adapted to spread between different plant species.

Cause Of The Irish Potato Famine Revealed
2013-05-21 11:53:17

An international team of scientists reveals that a unique strain of potato blight they call HERB-1 triggered the Irish potato famine of the mid-19th century

2011-01-19 23:22:00

Scientists are reporting a key advance toward development of a way to combat the terrible plant diseases that caused the Irish potato famine and still inflict billions of dollars of damage to crops each year around the world.

2010-11-18 14:31:13

Researchers funded by the BBSRC Crop Science Initiative have made a discovery that could instigate a paradigm shift in breeding resistance to late blight - a devastating disease of potatoes and tomatoes costing the industry £5-6Bn a year worldwide.

2010-11-17 21:14:37

Scientists are reporting a key advance toward development of a way to combat the terrible plant diseases that caused the Irish potato famine and still inflict billions of dollars of damage to crops each year around the world.


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