Other Plant Disease — Canada
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced a federal investment to support the Canadian Horticultural Council’s (CHC) research into managing the potato early dying (PED) disease. The horticulture sector contributed additional [funds].
The purpose of the project is said to provide potato growers with the knowledge, tools, and technologies they need to manage PED, which results in premature aging [of potato vines], limiting potato yield by as much as 50 percent. The