Potatoes

17 May 2022

The Potatoes Board has ended, and the Horticulture Board continues to oversee the wind down of the sector and EAMUs.

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

6 June 2022

Also called roundworms or eelworms, discover which nematodes harm crops and which support a healthy soil ecosystem.

6 June 2022

Leatherjackets (larvae of crane flies) damage the roots of a wide range of crops.

6 June 2022

Free-living nematodes can affect crops including carrots, potatoes and sugar beet causing yield reductions and reducing crop quality.

6 June 2022

Find out how to identify and monitor wireworms across a wide variety of crops.

6 June 2022

The potato aphid is widespread and affects potatoes, as well as lettuce, sugar beet and vegetable brassicas.

6 June 2022

Find out about the species in the soil pest complex and how to manage them.

6 June 2022

Cutworms, the larvae of various moth species, damage many horticultural crops, as well as potatoes and sugar beet.

12 July 2021

Learn about minor flea beetles, including the Wessex, striped, turnip, adult beet and flax flea beetles.

6 June 2022

The willow–carrot aphid affects carrots, celery, parsnips, parsley and potatoes, and transmits viruses.

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