Contents tagged with soft rot

21 February 2022

Storage practices to minimise blackleg and soft rots in seed potatoes

21 February 2022

Managing the risk of blackleg and soft rot in potatoes

23 March 2022

Index of levy-funded research projects & reports on blackleg and soft rot in potatoes

26 August 2021

Understanding the enzymes and pathways involved in soft rotting of potatoes caused by bacterial pathogens (2009-2012)

1 February 2022

Impact of haulm destruction method on development of disease in seed potato crops (2011-2012)

2 February 2022

Understanding the biology of the bacterial pathogen Dickeya solani and its potential to affect GB potato production (2010-2013)

26 August 2021

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

8 October 2021

Effect of atmospheric components in potato storage on tuber quality

26 August 2021

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

12 October 2021

Early detection of potato storage diseases by gas analysis

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.