Here you will find a list of extension publications on potato diseases published by the potato and sugar beet pathology group at Michigan State University. They have been arranged by date and in most cases are available for download in electronic format as a .pdf file. In order to view these papers you will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader. Some of these MSU extension bulletins (begining with an E-) are also available for purchase from the MSU Bulletins office.
Published on September 12, 2016
Soil health influences both yield and quality in root and tuber crops such as potato, sugar beet and carrot.
Published on April 15, 2016
This 4-page bulletin from MSU discusses the symptoms of each disease, depicted with full-color photos. The annual cycle of the diseases is both explained in the text as well as visually with a graphic and discusses management strategies.
Published on March 31, 2016
This 3-page bulletin from Michigan State University details the symptoms of the disease using full-color photos. It discusses TSPS in Michigan as well as monitoring and management.
Published on February 16, 2016
Both short-term yield benefits and long-term soil building can occur through the addition of organic matter.
Published on February 12, 2016
Optimizing nitrogen (N) use achieves multiple goals. It enhances tuber quality and storeability, preserves groundwater quality and minimizes costs.