Dickeya diagnostics available but could add costs
May 9, 2017 By Manitoba Co-operator
May 9, 2017 – Laboratory testing can detect Dickeya — but is there enough of it present to justify the higher costs?
It’s a relatively new threat to North American potato production. The invasive pathogen Dickeya dianthicola — not to be confused with blackleg causing Dickeya solani — was first spotted in Canada in Ontario fields, having come in on seed potatoes from Maine. READ MORE
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