ST. PAUL, Minn.-Bacterial ring rot is one of the most feared diseases of potato because of the devastating losses it can cause. The latest Focus on Potato webcast, titled "Bacterial Ring Rot of Potato" by Dr. Neil Gudmestad of North Dakota State University, addresses the identification and management of this economically important disease.
The presentation focuses on the symptoms of bacterial ring rot, which include wilt, discoloration of tubers, and periderm cracking; detection methods and disease management strategies. This webcast will be available open access until Feb. 29, 2012.
This presentation and other Focus on Potato webcasts can be accessed at www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/fop.