potato disease


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Noun1.potato disease - a blight of potatoes
blight - any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
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Association of Bactericera cockerelli (Homoptera: Psyllidae) with "Zebra Chip," a new potato disease in Southwestern United States and Mexico.
Do note that land for growing potatoes is not limed because (in this one instance) a potato disease, scab, benefits from the lime more than the potato.
18, 2012, Syngenta announced that it will launch its product for controlling potato disease in Brazil.
The EPA said late blight is a very common disease in Ireland and some scientists think it's the most dangerous potato disease in the world because it can spread so rapidly.
Equally, rates of potato may also rise further due to ' late blight' ( destructive potato disease caused by a fungus) disease.
Higher temperatures could also worsen outbreaks of "late blight"--the potato disease that caused the Irish Famine in the 1840s.
The unusually dry weather sweeping the nation could cause levels of a highly destructive potato disease to soar, the Potato Council has warned.
Washington, September 10 (ANI): An international team of scientists has decoded the full genetic sequence, or genome, of Phytophthora infestans, which is a water mold that causes the serious potato disease known as late blight or potato blight.
The farmer whose seed potato business was wiped out by the first UK outbreak of the world's most damaging potato disease has been left high and dry.
One of Europe's most successful potato supply companies has recently commissioned a new laboratory facility at Ardgye Farm in Elgin, Scotland, which will put it at the forefront of potato disease diagnostics in the UK.
TOURISTS will be scared away from Wales because of ``over-hyping'' of the threat posed by an outbreak of the world's most deadly potato disease, the government has warned.
But no, this is a potato disease a canker on our Charlottes, a distemper on our Desirees and an attack on our Arran Comets.