TITLE

Supermarkets strike gold with new 'tasty' spuds

AUTHOR(S)
Spackman, Paul
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;10/20/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 16, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the challenges associated in growing the potato variety Mayan Gold in Great Britain. New Greenvale technical director Paul Coleman comments on the distinctive flavor of Mayan Gold. It is said that growers have tried several techniques in growing the variety such as the application of Maleic hydrazide to reduce Mayan Gold's secondary growth. INSET: GROWERS OPPORTUNITY.
ACCESSION #
23044596

 

Related Articles

  • Progress good with spud planting. Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly;4/2/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 14, p50 

    Deals with the progress of potato planting in Scotland. Reason growers have been holding back in planting in 2004; Target lifting date.

  • Why sweet potato acreage is in decline in Louisiana. Blanchard, Tobie // Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;7/12/2013, p2 

    The article discusses the factors that have led to the continued decline of Louisiana sweet potato acreage, which is down 25% from 2012 at 7,500 acres and less than half of what farmers were planting 10 years ago. Some of the factors cited include the aging producer population, high cost of...

  • Last of the potatoes planted. Forrest, Robert // Crops;6/18/2005, p19 

    In this article the author expresses his concern on the influence of weather conditions on farming. He reports that there are only 15 days until the longest day of the year, and yet he feels that having witnessed no settled spring weather, the summer is shaping up in a similar manner in 2005...

  • Potato cultivation in the Uporoto Mountains, Tanzania. Andersson, Jens A. // African Affairs;Jan1996, Vol. 95 Issue 378, p85 

    Focuses on the production of Irish potato in the Uporoto Mountains in the south-western part of Tanzania. Increase popularity of crop among peasant producers; When Irish potato was introduced as a crop; Expansion of market production; Use of technical agronomic in the production of potatoes.

  • potatoes. GARNHAM, PETER // Horticulture;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 109 Issue 6, p12 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions for planting potatoes.

  • Planting potatoes in Zone 8. Ferguson, Mary C. // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p66 

    Presents guidelines for planting potatoes. Time for planting; Cutting the potato into pieces so that each piece has several eyes; Mounding the dirt during sprouting; Avoiding manure on potato rows; Poisonous aspects of the potato plant; Harvesting.

  • Planting Potatoes.  // Children's Digest;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p13 

    Presents tips on planting potatoes.

  • It' easy to grow great potatoes in this `basket'  // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p41 

    Presents steps and items needed in planting and growing potatoes in a basket.

  • Small Seed Potatoes.  // Organic Gardening;Feb/Mar2014, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p69 

    The article provides an answer to a question of cutting seed potatoes before planting.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics