Second Year of Potato Virus Y Research Starts At OSU

Oregon State University has started its second year of on a couple of important research projects focused on Potato Virus Y. Associate Professor Aymeric Goyer said the first project began looking at four different genes that researchers hypothesized could help to determine a plant’s susceptibility to PVY. “So these experiments were done in a greenhouse […]

Idaho Research Focused On Potato Viruses

Entomologists from the University of Idaho are leading ten state research project focused on two viruses that can devastate seed potato farmers. U of I professor and project leader Alexander Karasev says one of their targets is Potato Mop Top Virus, which has been found in six states. “The second virus is Potato Virus Y. […]