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Potato late blight - fatal threat in organic potato production

Hannukkala, Asko and Lehtinen, Ari (2005) Potato late blight - fatal threat in organic potato production. Forskningsnytt om økologisk landbruk i Norden (1), pp. 10-11.

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Improved potato late blight management is crucial for the continuity of organic potato production. Two major changes in cultural practises are necessary: more diverse crop rotation with at least 4 years between consecutive potato crops and optimising nitrogen fertilisation according to the needs of the crop.

EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:potato, organic farming, disease management
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Finland > Luke Natural Resources Institute
Related Links:http://www.cul.slu.se/information/publik/fnytt2005/fnytt105.pdf
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:5800
Deposited On:21 Sep 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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