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  • Aphid Monitoring - Aphids can transmit Potato Virus Y which is a serious threat to potato crops. The British Potato Council offers a service monitoring this pest to help in decision making on insecticide use.
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  • Bacterial Ring Rot of Potatoes - Photographs of this important disease of tubers, the symptoms, causal organism and management.
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  • Biology and Management of Potato Insects - Illustrated account of the various pests that attack this crop below the ground, chew foliage and stems or suck the sap, with possible control measures for each. [PDF]
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  • Blackleg, Aerial Stem Rot, and Tuber Soft Rot of Potato - Photographs of these diseases affecting potatoes, the symptoms, causal organisms and management.
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  • Blightwatch.co.uk - Blightwatch is a collaborative service supported by the British Potato Council and aims to give growers a management tool for assisting in the control of blight.
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  • Colorado Potato Beetle: Effective Chemical Control - Provides details of the degree of resistance built up by this beetle to different pesticides, with special reference to Alberta.
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  • Diseases of Potato - Provides the common names of the bacterial, fungal, nematode, viral and other diseases that affect the plant.
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  • Diseases of Potatoes - An identification guide to the bacterial, fungal, nematode, viral and other diseases that may infect this crop, with many photographs, brief descriptions of the symptoms and suggested management strategies.
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  • Fusarium Dry Rot and Seed-Piece Decay of Potato - Photographs of these diseases which cause serious losses in stored tubers, the symptoms, causal organisms and management.
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  • Nematode Management in Potatoes - Information on general IPM considerations, symptoms, damage, field diagnosis and sampling, general management considerations, crop rotation, varietal resistance and control.
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  • Organic Alternatives for Late Blight Control in Potatoes - New strains of late blight make potato production especially challenging. Several nonchemical options are available for managing this disease, including cultural practices, some varietal resistance, and alternative fungicidal sprays.
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  • Potato Late Blight - Disease management, photos of symptoms, information on other tuber and foliar diseases, and relevant links. North Dakota State University, U.S.
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  • Potato Pink Rot, Pythium Leak and Seed-Piece Decay - Photographs of these diseases affecting tubers, the symptoms, causal organisms and management.
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  • Potato Yellow Dwarf Virus, Nucleorhabdovirus - Photograph of an affected plant and a description of the symptoms.
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  • PotatoBeetle.org - Information on biology and management of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Includes general information, review of various management techniques, searchable database of scientific literature and links to other resources.
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  • Rhizoctonia Stem and Stolon Canker of Potato - Photographs of these diseases affecting potatoes, the symptoms, causal organisms and management.
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  • Scab of Potato Tubers - Photographs of potato tubers infected with this disease, the symptoms and causal organisms.
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  • UC IPM Online: Potatoes - Provides a year-round IPM program for potatoes with information on monitoring and managing the pests and diseases found.
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  • Virus Problems of Potatoes - Photographs of symptoms and information on virus Y, leafroll virus, virus S, virus X, mop top virus, spraing, tobacco rattle virus, potato spindle tuber viroid and alfalfa mosaic virus.
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