Potato tuber treatments

A factsheet to help assess the disease risk of seed potatoes and plan a growth strategy based on tuber treatment

The main publications can be downloaded via the link above

click here to download an insert on chemicals and actives

Using this guide you'll be able to:

  • Determine the likely disease loading of your seed potatoes
  • Assess the risk of soilborne disease from your proposed site
  • Consider which varieties your customer requires and are best suited to the identified disease risks
  • Plan a growing strategy to minimise the risk of disease development by using suitable tuber treatment 
  • Consider treatment options where risk is greatest
  • Plan how and when treatments are most likely to be effective