Davies, Robert
October 2008
Farmers Weekly;10/10/2008, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the results of a study on blight diseases among potatoes conducted by field trials specialist Simon White and presented at the Center for Alternative Land Use (CALU) of the Bangor University in Wales. According to White, an update on the official late blight scores of potato varieties is needed as there exists new aggressive strains of the disease. It mentions that the Sarpo varieties being observed by the non-profit Savari Research Trust exhibit high foliar resistance to new blight strains.


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