Late Blight

EPA approves label changes to Adama fungicide Mastercop

Adama announced recently that the EPA has approved changes to the label of Mastercop fungicide/bactericide. Individual state approvals are still pendi... READ MORE »

USDA ARS pushes forward on late blight research with wild potatoes

Distant cousins of cultivated potato may hold the key to unlocking new sources of resistance to the tuber crop's most devastating disease, late blight... READ MORE »

Researchers advance knowledge of late blight gene makeup

Potato late blight disease is credited as the cause of the great Irish potato famine of 1845. It has been called the worst of all diseases known to po... READ MORE »

EU to ban use of mancozeb, which is due for EPA review in US

In Europe, growers will soon be without the availability of the broad-spectrum fungicide mancozeb, which is commonly used to combat late blight. Th... READ MORE »

Potato Field

Tips for late blight prevention and control

{Sponsored} Late blight can cause catastrophic damage to a field of potatoes in quick order. The intensive management required to keep it in check is ... READ MORE »

AgBiome’s fungicide Howler now approved in 49 states

AgBiome’s Howler fungicide was recently approved by the state regulators in California and New York, according to a news release from the company.... READ MORE »

Late blight found in southwestern New York

Late blight was confirmed Aug. 27 on a commercial farm in Chautauqua County, New York, on both tomatoes and potatoes. This is the first confirmed r... READ MORE »

Late blight confirmed in Washington, Wisconsin

Late summer means the threat of late blight for potato growers in the northern U.S. Thus far, late blight has been confirmed in central Wisconsin a... READ MORE »

Biotech potatoes can bring improved performance, quality to global markets

From a scientific perspective, the potato is a pretty cool crop to work with. Cultivated potato and its wild relatives contain a lot of diversity — ... READ MORE »

Michigan renews labels on chlorothalonil products

After severe foliar disease outbreaks in recent years, potato growers continue to intensively manage their crops to prevent future epidemics. Growe... READ MORE »


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