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  • Guidelines for Preventing and Managing Insecticide Resistance in Aphids on Potatoes

    These guidelines apply primarily to the peach-potato aphid (Myzus persicae) in potato crops as this is the aphid species with the most significant insecticide resistance issues associated with it....

  • Strategic Potato (SPot) Farms

    Real value from making change       Inspiring farm excellence through farmer-led discussions Factual, evidence-based advice, information and activity is core to what we do at AHDB Potatoes.  The...

  • R465 Insecticide Resistance Strategy

    Combating resistance remains a significant challenge:  the loss of a single compound or an entire pesticide group (through a shared resistance mechanism) can threaten the productivity and...

  • R269 Managing the decline of PCN

    Aim: To understand the factors that affect PCN decline rates between potato crops, and to evaluate the potential for the development of a biological control agent for PCN. Much of the previous...