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New Zealand: Potato psyllid under control, says industry

Potato growers are successfully dealing with the pest that's been their biggest headche in recent years, an industry group says. The tomato-potato psyllid, discovered in New Zealand in 2006, spreads a bacterium that stunts the growth of potato plants and causes a disease known as zebra chip in the tubers. It also damages tomato and related crops. Potatoes New Zealand chief executive[Read More...]

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