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)
The answers are in! For those attending the Idaho Potato Conference and participating in the Disease Quiz, see how you did!
The 2020 Miller Research Potato Pest Management Seminar was held on January 28 in Rupert, ID. Handouts from the presentations can be found here.