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Potato Mop Top Virus (PMTV)

  • 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....

  • R291 PMTV Screening

    Aim: To determine if field trials, using PMTV-free tubers planted into naturally infested field soils, can be used to provide reliable information on variety susceptibility to PMTV. At present, only...

  • R247 Importance of PMTV in Scottish Seed

    Aim: To improve the understanding of PMTV in terms of:transmission rate, disease development, yield and quality and the role of the powdery scab fungus (Spongospora subterranea) in infection. PMTV...