The factsheets below provide background information and summarise the aims of each work package.
An Introduction to PCN Factsheet
A short factsheet with some background information about PCN and the project.
Work Package 2 - Decision Support
Factsheet with information about the Decision Support System being developed in Work Package 2.
Work Package 3 - Resistance marker development and mobilising new resistances
Factsheet with information on Work Package 3 (Resistance Marker Development) including some background on potato breeding and the marker development process.
Work Package 4 - Dihaploid induction for accelerated crop improvement
Factsheet explaining why potato breeding is challenging and how introducing traits at diploid level will make this process easier.
Work Package 5 - Mechanistic understanding of tolerance to PCN to aid breeding
Factsheet for Work Package 5 (PCN Tolerance) which highlights the difference between tolerance and resistance along with the aims of this work package.
Work Package 6 - Groundkeeper Control
Factsheet describing what groundkeepers are and how Work Package 6 (Groundkeeper Control) are planning to improve their control through the development of precision technology.
Work Package 7 - Novel IPM tools
Find out more about Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the aims of Work Package 7 with this factsheet.
Work Package 8 - Knowledge Exchange and Communications
Factsheet outlining the aims and plans for Work Package 8 (Knowledge Exchange).