TITLE

Potato Council chairman says plant health is growers' look-out

AUTHOR(S)
Abram, Mike
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/5/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 18, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Potato Council chairman Allan Stevenson is encouraging potato growers in Great Britain to be more responsible in determining the provenance of the seeds that they are using. Stevenson emphasized the importance of knowing the origins of seeds to prevent potential plant health problems like Dickeya solani and other forms of blackleg infections. He also urges potato growers to participate in the Safe Haven Scheme in order to maintain a healthy potato industry.
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59975479

 

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