Potatoes in Canada

Tuber Talk
Podcast: Tackling disease management and soil health

June 10, 2020
By Potatoes in Canada


Disease-suppressive crops work in multiple ways: by not being a crop host to the disease, by actively lowering pathogen levels, and by boosting soil health so the overall growing environment is more resilient to disease. Robert Larkin, USDA-ARS research plant pathologist, joins us to discuss the different ways crops can lower disease pressure, what farmers in Maine are doing, and all about soil health more broadly.

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The music used in this episode is Vital Signs from Purple Planet Music.

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