Potato tuber treatments

A factsheet to help assess the disease risk of seed potatoes and plan a growth strategy based on tuber treatment

The main publications can be downloaded via the link above

Download a (2019) insert on chemicals (Refer to the CRD website for up-to-date information on currently approved chemicals)

Using this guide you'll be able to:

  • Determine the likely disease loading of your seed potatoes
  • Assess the risk of soilborne disease from your proposed site
  • Consider which varieties your customer requires and are best suited to the identified disease risks
  • Plan a growing strategy to minimise the risk of disease development by using suitable tuber treatment 
  • Consider treatment options where risk is greatest
  • Plan how and when treatments are most likely to be effective