Pests and Diseases, Production/Agronomy

Nigeria: Blight disease destroys Irish potato farms

The Plateau State government says it has approved the sum of N68 Million as counterpart fund for potato production. In the wake of the destruction of Irish potato farms by the blight disease, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Hayward Mafuyai, has offered to partner with the Plateau State Government to tackle the disease that has allegedly destroyed over 1000 hectares of Irish potato farms. The vice chancellor stated this on Monday, while declaring open a one-day stakeholders’ forum on potato production in Plateau State; particularly on the current challenges facing potato farmers.


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