Extension Bulletins

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.


  • Tuber Soft Rot, Blackleg and Aerial Stem Rot (E3339)

    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.

  • Toxic Seed Piece Syndrome (E3336)

    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.