2020 PRG Introduction / Back to Basics Presentations
What are the important stages of development?
What can be learnt from patterns of growth of shoots, roots and tubers?
When can management influence crop potential?
What happens when a crop is stressed?
Nitrogen – physiology and PRG application model.
Potassium – physiology and PRG application model.
Phosphorus – physiology and PRG application guidance.
Other nutrients – physiology and use.
How do the following influence crop potential?
Seed health / quality
Tuber blemishing diseases
Tuber rotting diseases
Aphids and virus transmission
Potato cyst nematodes
Free living nematodes
Tuber quality 2020:
Skin set, bruising and damage
Tuber dry matter concentration
Tuber fry quality