Canadian Potato Council Launches Potato Research Cluster Knowledge Transfer Website

December 1, 2020

The Research Working Group of the Canadian Potato Council (CPC) recently announced the launch of a new bilingual website to inform Canadian potato producers on the research that is underway in the Canadian AgriScience Cluster for Horticulture 3, as well as sharing the latest updates on research progress from each of the project leads.

On this website, each of the eight Cluster research activities is introduced.  Each activity page includes early outcomes of cluster project research, key messages for growers, and links to periodic research updates as well as additional extension materials relating to each activity.  The eight research activities included in CHC’s Cluster 3 include:

  • Generate and Evaluate Integrated Pest Management Tools for Wireworm Control in Potatoes in Canada
  • Canadian Potato Early Dying Network (CanPEDNet)
  • Potato Variety Evaluation
  • Late Blight: Tracking Pathogen Strains and their Characteristics
  • Development of Regional Management Strategies and Decision Making Tools for Control of Colorado Potato Beetle
  • Increasing Profitability of Canadian Potato Producers by Controlling Common Scab
  • Investigating the Occurrence and Distribution of Potato Tuber Necrosis-Inducing Viruses in Canada
  • Enhancement of Canadian Potato Industry through Smart Agriculture

Visit the bilingual website: