TEACHER RESOURCE: You can order the DVD "Big Spuds, Little Spuds"  The impact of climate change and monoculture on one of the world's staple food crops through BullFrogFilms

John was the subject of a documentary film produced by KCTS-TV in Seattle called "Hot Potatoes." (see above)

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Encyclopedia Potato Blight

Here is the World Food Prize report on Dr. Niederhauser.

John Niederhauser's scientific specialty was the diseases of the potato plant, especially Phytophthora infestans, the so-called "late blight" fungus that caused the Irish Potato Famine of the mid 19th century.