October 07, 2010
The authorities in charge of ensuring the continued high health status of the Scottish seed potato crop yesterday mounted a robust defence of the control systems that are now in place.
October 04, 2010
Potato industry delegates attending this year’s Seed Industry Event at Crieff Hydro on October 26 will have the opportunity of questioning researchers on the latest developments concerning potato diseases such as Dickeya solani and potyviruses.
July 07, 2010
The number of cases of a potentially devastating soil-borne bacterium that could cause significant potato production problems in Scottish seed potatoes has doubled.The Scottish Government yesterday admitted it had found two more cases of Dickeya solani...
July 03, 2010
The Scottish seed potato industry has reacted with anger to the confirmation of another crop of potatoes being infected with the highly infectious and transmissible potato disease dickeya solani which was found in a sample of ware potatoes grown last y...
May 27, 2010
The infectious potato disease Dickeya solani has been found in a ware crop growing in Perthshire.The species is an aggressive, form of the seed-borne bacterial disease, blackleg.Scotland had recently established rules to keep the disease out. But repor...