Cultivation/Production, Pests and Diseases, Trends

Europe: First Phytophthora crops up again

Every once in a while potato disease Phytophthora crops up again, and this year is no exception; the first reports have already started trickling in. Especially potato cultivators from the south of the Netherlands are worried. “Due to the inimitable weather with its extreme rainfall this month, you cannot do much against this disease. With organic cultivation you can, at most, hope to avoid an outbreak by starting the cultivation process as early as possible. Or by switching to Phytophthora resistant strains,” says Christoffel den Herder of Delphy. “But then the entire chain needs to cooperate, even more than they do now.” More

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