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Organic Centre Wales Technical Note 2: Evaluation of Sárpo potato varieties, 2004

Anon, (2005) Organic Centre Wales Technical Note 2: Evaluation of Sárpo potato varieties, 2004. Organic Centre Wales.

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Summary

Potato blight Phytophora infestans is a major limiting factor on potato production and is a particular problem for organic growers in Wales. The use of blight resistant varieties is an important strategy in the management of late blight. Hungarian Sárpo varieties appear to have greater late-blight resistance than any currently available to Welsh growers. In 2004, ADAS Pwllpeiran undertook field trials of 19 Sárpo varieties provided by the Sárvári Research Trust, with the following objectives:


EPrint Type:Other
Keywords:Sárpo, potato blight, Phytophora infestans, resistance
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Root crops
Research affiliation: UK > Univ. Aberystwyth > Organic Centre Wales (OCW)
UK > ADAS
Deposited By: Powell, Ms Jane
ID Code:10805
Deposited On:19 Jun 2007
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:35
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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