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P.E.I. research scientists look for ways to grow scab-resistant potato

October 19, 2020  By CBC News


Two research scientists on P.E.I. have spent their summer trying to grow a better potato, more resistant to scab and greening, which are both costly problems for potato growers.

Rick Peters, vegetable pathologist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Charlottetown, said P.E.I. has experienced warm, dry summers over the last four years and that has led to more instances of scab. | READ MORE


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