The potato tuberworm, Phthorimaea operculella
(Zeller) (PTW), is one of the most important limitations to
potato, Solanum tuberosum L., productivity worldwide.
Leaves, stems, petioles and more importantly, potato tubers,
in the field and storage can be seriously affected. Due to the
relatively recent arrival of the PTWin the United States...
The diversity of traits in varieties of potato outside of its South American birthplace is a small subset of that available in the Andean center of origin. Among the traits that evoke most interest are skin and flesh pigments. Recent studies have pointed to the high antioxidant activity and potential...