No late blight reported in Manitoba...yet

Potatoes in Canada
July 21, 2017
By Potatoes in Canada
The accumulated precipitation is still below normal (50-80 per cent of normal) in most of the potato producing areas of the province.

The accumulated P-Days has gone over 300, a value above which the early blight disease could often appear. Temperatures had gone up to 30-32 C in many potato growing areas. So far, no late blight reported in Manitoba. Hot and dry conditions in the last few days are not favourable for late blight disease.

For more information and detailed report please visit: mbpotatoes.ca

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