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Pink Rot

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.

Downloads

Managing Pink Rot (MR Meeting, Jan. 31, 2019)

Managing Pink Rot (2019 Idaho Potato Conference)

Additional Resources

Potato Disease Quiz

The answers are in! For those attending the Idaho Potato Conference and participating in the Disease Quiz, see how you did!

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