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World renowned expert to present on calcium and stress at upcoming Ontario Potato Conference

At the upcoming Ontario Potato Conference, Dr. Jiwan Palta will give a presentation on the Impact of Calcium on Heat and Drought Stress.

The organizer of the Confernce, Dr Eugenia Banks says there is lots of interest in this topic not only from Ontarians, but also from other provinces and the US as well.

Dr Palta’s talk will concentrate on practical, applicable management practices.

The Ontario Potato Conference will be hosted in Guelph on March 6th. Further detailed information on the program can be found on this page. The Conference will feature a wide range of important topics of interest to potato growers, agronomists, researchers and others.

Anyone can get in touch with Dr Banks directly for registration details or any other information at She says there there are only 20 days left for the early bird registration fee of $50. After February 28, the fee increases to $75.

Note: The picture above shows Dr Jiwan Palta in discussion with Kate VanderZaag of P & K VanderZaag Farm in Alliston, Ontario.

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