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NB to order post-harvest testing on seed potatoes


December 13, 2010
By Country Guide

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December 13, 2010 – All
seed potatoes destined for planting in New Brunswick will need to be sent for
post-harvest lab tests for a common spud virus, starting next year.

December 13, 2010 – All
seed potatoes destined for planting in New Brunswick will need to be sent for
post-harvest lab tests for a common spud virus, starting next year.

Amendments introduced
recently to the provincial Potato Disease Eradication Act would require
harvested seed stock to be sent for testing for potato virus Y (PVY), the most
common viral disease in the province's potato crops.

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