Contents tagged with Bacterial diseases

26 August 2021

Improved seed potato management to minimise losses due to blackleg (2017-2020)

2 February 2022

Survey of the bacteria causing blackleg disease in English and Welsh seed potato crops (2010-2015)

26 August 2021

Evaluation of packhouse diagnostics and soft rot risk assessment (2009-2011)

26 August 2021

Management of potato diseases using real-time predictive diagnostics (2004-2008)

21 February 2022

Blackleg is a major potato disease across all sectors of the potato industry. It is caused by several related bacteria that also cause soft rotting in tubers, sometimes devastating stored crops.

21 February 2022

Blackleg is one of the key diseases across all sectors of the potato industry in Great Britain. This management guide was last updated in 2013.

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