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Wisconsin Late Blight Update

July 21st, 2014 | Filed under: Growing, News

The late blight collected from potato in Portage County on Friday July 18, 2014 is of the US-8 genotype/strain. This type is resistant to mefenoxam/metalaxyl fungicides (ie: Ridomil) and is an A2 mating type. While all other Phytophthora infestans genotypes from the U.S. in 2014,…

Vegetable Crop Update #14

July 21st, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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In the July 2014 Badger Common’Tater

July 21st, 2014 | Filed under: News

Managing Colorado Potato Beetle Insecticide Resistance: New Tools and Strategies for the Next DecadeĀ  Neonicotinoid insecticides have been the most common management tool for Colorado potato beetle (CPB), Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), infestations in cultivated potato for nearly 20 years. The relative ease of applying neonicotinoids…

Vegetable Crop Update #13

July 14th, 2014 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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