Pink Rot and Leak Management

Pink rot and leak are damaging diseases of potatoes both in the field and in storage. Learn more about pink rot and leak management here. Miller Research was invited to give a presentation at the 9th Washington/Oregon Potato Conference on Wednesday, January 24, 2018....

Pink Rot Management

Many different tools are required to manage pink rot appropriately, including irrigation, fungicides, and post-harvest treatments.  This presentation outlines some of our recent research in these areas. The attachment below shows the slides from a presentation...

Rescue Treatments for Pink Rot

You didn’t make any fungicide applications to deal with pink rot.  However, in late July or early August you find some pink rot in the field.  Is it too late? Can you still apply fungicides and get some level of disease control? This article summarizes...

Managing Pink Rot, 2012

2012 was a relatively light year for pink rot in our research trials.  However, we did see significant disease control with phosphorous acid (Resist 57). Russet Norkotah plants were grown in an area with an intensive potato rotation.  This was done to...