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Fusarium Dry Rot Information Sheet

By November 18, 2019 No Comments

Fusarium dry rot of potato is a post-harvest disease that causes losses in storage of both seed and commercial potatoes. In the last few seasons, there have been increased reports of dry rots in store so this article is a timely reminder on this disease issue which can be proactively managed.

There are 3 key areas that contribute to dry rot management. These areas are mainly focused of preventing disease development.

1. Bruise management
2. Use of fungicides
3. Storage conditions

To read more, see the PDF below.

Potato facts Fusarium dry rotV2

 

This information sheet is an example of what is provided on the AuSPICA Knowledge Hub

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