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NZ potato industry get smart in the Tomato Potato Psyllid battle

The tomato potato psyllid (TPP) has caused enormous problems for potato growers in New Zealand since it was discovered in 2006. Since then, the potato industry has been waging a battle to control this insect pest. The tomato potato psyllid vectors the bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (CLso). CLso is the putative agent of zebra chip (ZC) disease in potato tubers.[Read More...]

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