The University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is leading the way in finding solutions to the world’s most critical challenges in order to create and sustain an abundant food and energy supply, a healthy environment and successful families and communities.
Protecting Potatoes from Pests
Pale Cyst Nematode Research
CALS leads an international effort to develop potatoes resistant to the pale cyst nematode (PCN), a microscopic worm that reduces potato production by 80 percent. Learn more about this important potato pest and how researchers at UI are combating it.