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From Incas to All Over the World

Edited by Mustafa Yildiz

Ankara University

Potato is the world's fourth food crop after maize, wheat, and rice and is a staple crop in many diets throughout the world with a high source of proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins. Biotic and abiotic stress factors give rise to decrease in yield. That is why improvement of new cultivars resistant to stress factors by conventional and biotechnological methods is extremely important. The most important factor in production increase is the use of healthy seed tubers along with using drought-, heat-, and salt-tolerant cultivars. On the other hand, protection and storage of surplus crops, which are the most important stage in its marketability, are the main problems in potato. In this book, all these issues are discussed, and it is hoped that the book Potato will help growers and researchers in solving problems in potato cultivation.

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PotatoFrom Incas to All Over the WorldEdited by Mustafa Yildiz

Published: June 6th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68698

ISBN: 978-1-78923-255-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-254-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-344-4

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

6697 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Use and Impact of Biotechnology in Potato Breeding: Experience of the Potato Breeding Program at INIA, Chile

By Manuel Andrés Muñoz, Julio César Kalazich, Carolina Verónica Folch, Sandra Valeska Orena and Annelore Winkler


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2. Genetically Modified Potato as a Source of Novel Carbohydrates

By Chandrama Prakash Upadhyaya, Deepak Singh Bagri and Devanshi Chandel Upadhyaya


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3. Breeding Potato for Quality Improvement

By Meenakshi Kumari, Manoj Kumar and Shashank Shekhar Solankey


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4. Simulations of Colorado Potato Beetle Development in Poland Based on Four Climate Change Scenarios

By Andrzej Wójtowicz, Marek Wójtowicz, Maciej Zacharczuk, Henryk Ratajkiewicz and Maria Pasternak


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5. Management of Late Blight of Potato

By Mehi Lal, Sanjeev Sharma, Saurabh Yadav and Santosh Kumar


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6. Nematodes Affecting Potato and Sustainable Practices for Their Management

By Fábia S.O. Lima, Vanessa S. Mattos, Edvar S. Silva, Maria A.S. Carvalho, Renato A. Teixeira, Janaína C. Silva and Valdir R. Correa


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7. Ralstonia solanacearum: A Bacterial Disease and Its Biological Control by Essential Oils on Solanum tuberosum L.

By Cristina Ruiz Alvarado, Ramón Jaime Holguin Peña and Edgar Omar Rueda Puente


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