Diseases

Researchers look to soil for scab solutions March 2017

For potato growers around the world, common scab is a constant vexation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. working hard to keep new disease away March 2017

There is another potential threat on the horizon to the health of the Island's number one cash crop. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Nanoparticle fertilizers may help fight fungal diseases January 2017

Scientists at the Conneticut Agricultural Experiment Station are using nanoparticle technology to apply copper to the shoots of plants. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Potato IPM training module available online September 2016

An educational tool for growers with information about potato insect pests, diseases, viruses and disorders, is now available online. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Two potato fungicides to keep in mind in 2017 September 2016

Although harvest of the late maturing crop has not started yet, it is never too early to start thinking about disease management in 2017. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba potato insect report: Aug. 30 September 2016

Aphid counts increased slightly in Manitoba in August. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba potato insect report August 2016

Dr. Vikram Bisht reports low potato aphid counts in Manitoba. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba potato report: Aug. 9 August 2016

The number of new finds of late blight seems to have slowed down, even though the disease continues to be a concern. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Heat causing two potato problems July 2016

Two potato problems have developed due to high temperatures, writes Eugenia Banks in her latest Ontario potato update. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Late blight symptoms found in western Manitoba July 2016

Several fields in western Manitoba (Carberry area) reportedly have light blight symptoms. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Late blight found in Michigan potato plant July 2016

Late blight was found in a potato plant near Bronson, Mich., this week. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dickeya is coming June 2016

Potato growers are familiar with the problems that stem from blackleg and are adept at managing it. However, two new strains have been identified and one has been spreading in North America for the last two years. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba potato update June 2016

Potato crops across Manitoba in general look very good. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dickeya webcast available online June 2016

Dickeya appears to be on the move throughout Europe. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Late blight management technology project underway April 2016

The Ontario Potato Board and Dr. Eugenia Banks are collaborating on a new two-year project to evaluate late blight management technologies new to Ontario. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Fusarium lurks in potatoes, warns crop pathologist March 2016

Mike Harding doesn’t usually favour sensational titles for the presentations he gives to farmers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Potato disinfection workshops offered in Prince Edward Island January 2016

The P.E.I. Potato Board is moving to train the Island's potato growers and exporters on how to disinfect trucks before loading them. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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