Stripe rust has been found in many fields in southern Idaho. Dr. Juliet Marshall and others at the University of Idaho have provided resources to help growers make effective disease management decisions.
Miller Research participated in the 2015 Idaho Potato Conference January 20-21 at Pocatello, ID. Data presented at the disease workshop and seminar on late blight can be found here.
The first documented cases of Zebra Chip in Idaho occurred in 2011. The disease occurred again in 2012. The attached presentation reviews the experince of 2012 and provides guidelines for managing the potato psyllid (and Zebra Chip) for this coming year. This information was compiled with the assistance of Dr. Erik Wenninger and Dr. Nora Olsen of the University of Idaho.
Interested in more information on managing silver scurf? Check out these links to some extension bulletins with the latest information.
Two sessions on potato disease management were held at the 2013 Idaho Potato Conference in Pocatello, ID on January 24. See the attachment below for slides relating to some of the topics that were discussed in the sessions.
How do you prevent your tubers from looking like the one in this photo? These suggestions were given at the Storage Workshop on Disease Control at the 2013 Idaho Potato Conference held in Pocatello, ID on January 23, 2013.