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Potato IPM 101 — Things to Remember Before Potato Planting

Use this handy checklist to get ready for potato planting this spring. The potato is a challenging crop to grow and requires intensive management for...

Making a Canadian Potato Breeding Program Work

A group of Canadian potato breeders have teamed up to breed potato varieties for late blight resistance. Potato breeders strive to develop new varieties with...

Updated Checklist for a Successful Harvest of the Storage Crop

Harvest management is, in large part, bruise management. Bruising affects tuber quality significantly. Bruised tubers are easily invaded by soft rot, Fusarium dry rot...

Common Scab, a Problem without a Solution?

Common scab continues to cause concern for potato growers. Common scab, caused mainly by the seed and soil-borne bacterium Streptomyces scabies, continues to be a...

Fight the Blight — Eliminate Cull Piles Before Crop Emergence

Cull potatoes accumulate in the spring when seed pieces or tubers are discarded due to size (slivers) or disease, when a stored crop is...

Beware of Potato Diseases which are Soil-borne Yield Robbers

There are several seed-borne diseases to check your seed for this growing season. Several seed-borne potato diseases have the potential to reduce plant stand early...

Potato IPM 101 — Things to Remember Before Potato Planting

Use this handy checklist to get ready for potato planting this spring. The potato is a challenging crop to grow and requires intensive management for...

Making a Canadian Potato Breeding Program Work

A group of Canadian potato breeders have teamed up to breed potato varieties for late blight resistance. Potato breeders strive to develop new varieties with...

Updated Checklist for a Successful Harvest of the Storage Crop

Harvest management is, in large part, bruise management. Bruising affects tuber quality significantly. Bruised tubers are easily invaded by soft rot, Fusarium dry rot...

Common Scab, a Problem without a Solution?

Common scab continues to cause concern for potato growers. Common scab, caused mainly by the seed and soil-borne bacterium Streptomyces scabies, continues to be a...

Fight the Blight — Eliminate Cull Piles Before Crop Emergence

Cull potatoes accumulate in the spring when seed pieces or tubers are discarded due to size (slivers) or disease, when a stored crop is...

Beware of Potato Diseases which are Soil-borne Yield Robbers

There are several seed-borne diseases to check your seed for this growing season. Several seed-borne potato diseases have the potential to reduce plant stand early...