News tagged with potato

How number crunching can optimise crisp frying

Optimising the frying time of crisps may not be an obvious application of mathematics, but this is one of the problems delegates to the 138th European Study Group with Industry (ESGI) were asked to solve last week.

dateJul 25, 2018 in Mathematics
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Information experts optimizing potato production

Farmers can optimize harvesting procedures and improve yields, food manufacturers can improve planning reliability. Information systems specialists at Saarland University are working to optimize the entire potato production ...

dateMar 28, 2018 in Biotechnology
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Study traces the origins of a major potato pest

A new study from a University of Maryland-led team of researchers confirms the long held idea that the Colorado potato beetle, by far the most damaging insect to the U.S. potato industry, originated in the Great Plains region ...

dateMar 06, 2018 in Ecology
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