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Superficial Growth on Potatoes

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CIS 1191
Pub. Date: 2012
Last Reviewed: 2019

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In some circumstances, nonpathogenic fungi and bacteria grow on the surface of a potato. This publication describes its growth, explains the factors that promote it, and provides some management practices to reduce its development. Color photos.

Authors: Nora Olsen, Phillip Wharton, Philip Nolte

2 pages


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