Diseases

Syngenta announces new nematicide/fungicide technology

Syngenta has announced a Tymirium, a new novel nematicide and fungicide technology platform under development for seed- and soil-applied usage. Tym... more »

USDA working to destroy imported flowers linked to Ralstonia

Federal officials are working with greenhouses in 39 states to destroy infected pink geraniums and prevent an invasive bacterium from infecting vegeta... more »

Study ongoing to determine if potato plants are sick or just thirsty

Federal and Texas researchers are studying irrigation scheduling and a potential for water savings in potato plants at the Conservation and Production... more »

Potato brown rot bacteria found in Michigan greenhouse

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the detection of Ralstonia solanacear... more »

Improving phosphite performance for pink rot control

Pink rot, caused by the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora erythroseptica, can cause significant problems in potato production. Pink rot is typically more... more »

University of Idaho researchers offer tips on potato disease, harvesting, irrigation

Educational sessions were packed as potato growers learned about strategies to fight crop diseases at the 52nd Idaho Potato Conference, hosted by the... more »

Summit Agro launches new website, fungicide for late blight, fusarium, rhizoctonia

Summit Agro USA has launched a new website designed from the ground up to be a solutions-centric tool for growers, dealers, consultants and PCAs. "... more »

Potato plants most at risk of PVY during first three weeks

Potato virus Y is the most economically important and devastating aphid-transmitted virus, affecting both tuber yield and quality. The virus is also a... more »

Wilbur-Ellis launches Embrece-EA crop protection performance booster

Wilbur-Ellis Co. has launched Embrece-EA, a blend of surfactants designed to elevate the performance of fungicides, insecticides and miticides ... more »

Potato Plants in Field

Study shows placement of fumigant metam sodium key to effectiveness

Decades of proven results show that the widely used soil fumigant metam sodium is a reliable tool for suppressing weeds, diseases and nematodes. Bu... more »


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