Colorado potato beetles dislike two new Fredericton-bred spuds

by Heather Jones
It’s taken almost 30 years but Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) scientists have won a monumental battle against the Colorado potato beetle (CPB). Dr. Benoit Bizimungu and Agnes Murphy, potato breeding research scientists at the Fredericton Research and Development Centre, recently developed two selections that are resistant to the major insect pest.

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