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How to control potato blight

How to control potato blight

The current edition of The Tillage Edge features researcher Steven Kildea discussing potato blight with crops specialist Shay Phelan.

Steven describes the conditions that favour the development of blight in a crop and also how to control the fungus.

Steven also discusses how a new strain of blight has been found in Ireland which has resistance to one of the popular fungicides used both commercially and by hobby growers

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