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  • Blackleg and soft rots

    Blackleg is one of the key diseases across all sectors of the potato industry in Great Britain. The disease is caused by a number of bacteria that have the ability to breakdown plant cell walls. They...

  • Reduce blackleg risk in seed

    Growers should take suitable measures this season to minimise the chances of blackleg infections in the field this coming season, warns Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research plant pathologist Dr Glyn...