Agronomy Diseases

Diseases

Second Growth — A Physiological Problem Induced by Heat and Drought

Second growth is a physiological potato problem induced by prolonged air temperatures above 28 C and water stress. These two factors interact to limit...

2020 Summer Checklist for Late Blight

Early SummerField ScoutingStart your scouting program before the crop emerges. This will allow scouts to become familiar with field characteristics such as low spots...

Potato Disease and Pest Outlook for 2020

While growers across Canada will have a number of pests and diseases targeting potatoes in their specific regions, they all may face one common...

Disease Watch: Fusarium Seed Piece Decay, Fusarium Dry Rot

Fusarium is the most common fungus responsible for seed-piece decay and dry rot. Although Fusarium is found in most soils, infected seed tubers are...

Feds Earmark $2.3 Million for PED Research

The Canadian government is giving the Canadian Horticultural Council $2.3 million for research on managing Potato Early Dying (PED) disease, Canadian Minister of Agriculture...

New Research Highlights Drop in New Brunswick PVY levels

Potato Virus Y (PVY) levels in the New Brunswick potato industry have dropped dramatically in the last decade following the instituting of strict regulatory...

Second Growth — A Physiological Problem Induced by Heat and Drought

Second growth is a physiological potato problem induced by prolonged air temperatures above 28 C and water stress. These two factors interact to limit...

2020 Summer Checklist for Late Blight

Early SummerField ScoutingStart your scouting program before the crop emerges. This will allow scouts to become familiar with field characteristics such as low spots...

Potato Disease and Pest Outlook for 2020

While growers across Canada will have a number of pests and diseases targeting potatoes in their specific regions, they all may face one common...

Disease Watch: Fusarium Seed Piece Decay, Fusarium Dry Rot

Fusarium is the most common fungus responsible for seed-piece decay and dry rot. Although Fusarium is found in most soils, infected seed tubers are...

Feds Earmark $2.3 Million for PED Research

The Canadian government is giving the Canadian Horticultural Council $2.3 million for research on managing Potato Early Dying (PED) disease, Canadian Minister of Agriculture...

New Research Highlights Drop in New Brunswick PVY levels

Potato Virus Y (PVY) levels in the New Brunswick potato industry have dropped dramatically in the last decade following the instituting of strict regulatory...