It has been several years since we have had an outbreak of late blight in Idaho. However, the unseasonably wet and moderate weather we’ve had recently has created conditions for potential late blight outbreaks in …
Researchers at the University of Idaho have mapped the genotypes of Phytophthora infestans, causal agent of late blight in Bangladesh.
A new University of Idaho Extension bulletin (BUL 1021) is now available here on the management of bacterial ring rot in potato. Bacterial ring rot is a serious disease of potato caused by the bacterium …
The Idaho Small Grains report for 2020 is now available here. Professor Juliet Marshall, the lead author on the report said, “The report provides first glimpse examination of the performance of newly released varieties that were …
Researchers at the University of Idaho have mapped the strains of Phytophthora infestans causing late blight in Indonesia.
It’s time to start thinking about acquiring seed and planning for planting season. This article discusses ways to keep your seed disease free and in tip top condition for planting.
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Cull piles are an important reservoir of potato pathogens and must be destroyed in the spring to prevent them acting as a source of disease epidemics.
Late blight continues to be a threat in S Idaho potato production. Click Read More for early season control recommendations.
Seed-borne diseases of potato represent a significant constraint to potato production in the US. Click Read More for recommendations on pre- and early season management practices to control seed borne potato diseases.