New Scientist tackles complexity of growing zebra chip disease

Ledbetter, Key
November 2011
Southwest Farm Press;11/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses the complexity of the zebra chip disease in potatoes, which is a vector-borne disease that is a growing industry concern in the U.S.


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