|After PEI, Manitoba is Canada's largest potato-producing province. |
Over 1200 million pounds are processed here each year on about 80 thousand acres.
A PinP photo.
Desiccating summer heat, brought on by climate change, could have adverse effects on Canada's potato industry. In a recent study, researchers examined the heat stress response of 55 potato varieties to estimate how they might fare under changing climate conditions. The news is not good. Details here.
Monday, 18 March 2019
Beat the Heat: Canada's French-fry potatoes in climate change trouble
Canadian Science Publishing