Pink rot of potato is caused primarily by the Oomycete pathogen Phytophthora erythroseptica. This organism lives in the soil and infects potato roots, stolons, and tubers.
This disease can cause significant losses in the field and in storage. More information on how to manage pink rot can be found in this section.
Managing Pink Rot (MR Meeting, Jan. 31, 2019)
Miller Research LLC held its annual potato pest management seminar as a series of virtual meetings on February 16, 18, 23, and 25, 2021. Thank you to all who attended, participated, and provided feedback. Handouts of the PowerPoint presentations and links to the...
I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Utah State University Vegetable IPM Winter Webinar Series (January 20, 2021). Nick Volesky and I talked about common insect and disease problems of potatoes. It wasn't possible to discuss all diseases, or spend a lot of...