Published online: Apr 05, 2011
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Managing early blight requires the careful integration of cultural and chemical methods, including rotation, choice of cultivar, plant nutrition and fungicide application. Focus on Potato's latest webcast by Walter Stevenson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, is meant to help consultants, growers and practitioners diagnose and manage early blight of potato in the field and in storage.

This presentation will help users:
*Better understand key symptoms to help differentiate this disease from other
common diseases.
*Understand how management elements play a role in reducing losses in yield
and tuber quality.
*Reduce reliance on weekly application of fungicides.
*Become aware of other important details about the pathogen, such as host and
disease cycle.

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