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Canada: Potato psyllids not a concern for Alberta producers this year

Alberta’s potato industry is worth more than $1 billion to our economy. But it’s threatened by a tiny bacterium, transmitted by potato psyllids. This year, a Lethbridge scientist reports, it hasn’t shown up. “That’s good news,” says Dan Johnson, a biogeography professor at the University of Lethbridge. He explains the bacteria are linked with zebra chip disease – already affecting crops in[Read More...]

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