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Zebra chip moving north

October 28, 2011  By Western Farmer


zebrachipOctober 28, 2011 – A
potato pest from points south has reached Idaho, University of Idaho Extension
specialists confirmed in early October.

October 28, 2011 – A
potato pest from points south has reached Idaho, University of Idaho Extension
specialists confirmed in early October.

zebrachip 
  

Zebra chip, named for dark
bands that develop in potatoes infected by the bacteria carried by the
phyllids, are normally found in warmer regions than in the Inland Northwest's
prime potato country.

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