Potato Review Group

2020 PRG Introduction / Back to Basics Presentations

Physiology 2020:
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?

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Nutrition 2020:
Nitrogen – physiology and PRG application model.
Potassium – physiology and PRG application model.
Phosphorus – physiology and PRG application guidance.
Other nutrients – physiology and use.

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Seed 2020:
How do the following influence crop potential?

Seed size
Seed population
Seed age
Seed provenance
Seed health / quality

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Diseases 2020:
Foliar diseases
Tuber blemishing diseases
Tuber rotting diseases

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Pests 2020:
Aphids and virus transmission
Potato cyst nematodes
Free living nematodes
Minor pests

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Earlier reviews

Potato physiology review 2012

Physiology and performance review 2012

Influence of nutrition on potato physiology – review 2012

Tuber quality review 2012

Overview of diseases 2012

Number of progeny tubers review 2009

Seed potato review 2008

Nutrition review 2007

Overview of pests 2006

Crop growth and development review 2005



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