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Ants in a potato box

Potato    None Given

How do you get fire ants out of your raised bed?! I went on vacation and came back to a giant mound of ants in my potato box, obviously i don't want to spray anything toxic as they have made their home above my potatoes! Also do they cause any harm to the tubers or are they ok to eat after...

Asked by: Mark (3 points)   Posted:June 4, 2013

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Potato disease

Potato    Kenya

Hi my potatoes were planted in clay loam soil what disease is this

Asked by: Zackmatere (1 point)   Posted:June 19, 2017

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what would cause a green potato?


I managed to raise a December crop of potato but when I harvested them, many had green areas of skin. What would cause this?

Asked by: Red (1 point)   Posted:March 12, 2013

1 answer    1728 views

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i need dataset

Potato    Germany

sir I m doing research on potato plant diseases. Please provide me potato plant dataset or refer me any website or send me and drive link. I will download by myself. I needed it and I mailed you many time and you are not responding. one of my friend get tomato dataset from your sent links but you...

Asked by: waqar001 (1 point)   Posted:October 31, 2017

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How many tubers per hectare potato?

Potato    None Given

I would like to know how many tubers I need per hectare of potato plantation

Asked by: Wasim (1 point)   Posted:May 26, 2016

1 answer    629 views

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Storing potatoes for later growing

Potato    None Given

I'd like to grow potatoes this year. During the Winter, I get my potatoes from a farm share and I really like them, so I'd like to grow them in my garden this year. My problem is that they are already sprouting quite heavily. Is there a good way to stop the sprouting for some time before it's...

Asked by: Angie Hayes (1 point)   Posted:March 22, 2013

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Potato plant which has these fine  soil like dark spots on their leaves.
Seeing soil like dark spots on my potato leaves and curry leaves

Potato    None Given

In the last 1 week, I have been noticing fine soil like dark spots on my potato plants and curry leaves plant. I was thinking it to be soiled leaves and never bothered much but when I tried to clean the leaves it seems its not soil and something else.

Asked by: PradeepSaran (1 point)   Posted:July 14, 2016

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Planting Potato

Potato    None Given

I bought potatoes from a nursery and most of them came damaged except for few that could go to the ground! the question is can I plant the ones that have a small damage? The potatos has no eyes nor any buds or sprouts can they still be planted?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:March 6, 2015

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Need to Know About Diseases

Potato    None Given

sir, i am a MS Research Scholar and my final thesis is on POTATO Plant Diseases. i need to know how many and which type of potato plant diseases are available that are detect able from leaves. more over any one please send me data set of diseased leaves of potato so i could continue my research...

Asked by: waqar001 (1 point)   Posted:August 3, 2017

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alternaria disease

Potato    California

hi i am student and i need data set of atleast 300 potato leaf healthy and infected both.

Asked by: prabhjot (1 point)   Posted:March 14, 2018

1 answer    798 views

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Yellow Fuzzy Stuff Around Roots

Potato    Southern California

I am a first time potato grower, I just planted some red potatoes that sprouted in my kitchen. While I was arranging my containers today I noticed some yellow fuzzy stuff, and upon investigation found in the spots where it was had a lot of roots by the feel of it. I wanted to know if this is...

Asked by: Artemis (1 point)   Posted:November 18, 2015

1 answer    1084 views

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Bacterial wilt infestation

Potato    Goroka - Papua New Guinea

How do I reclaim an area of land infested with potato bacterial wilt?

Asked by: Gure Tumae (1 point)   Posted:November 18, 2016

2 answers    984 views

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Potatoes have not emerged a month after planting


I planted some seed potatoes about a month ago and so far nothing has emerged. I would have thought I should have seen something by now but I am new to vegetable growing so have no experience. Is it ok to dig a little to see what is going on with the plants or does that risk disturbing them...

Asked by: Stan (1 point)   Posted:May 13, 2013

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The meaning of the terms early, mid and late

Potato    gisborne, victoria, australia

Thank you very much for your answer to my previous question. Could you please clarify for me the meaning of the terms early, mid and late as they refer to potatoes Does it mean that those terms refer to the best time in the season that they should be planted or does it refer to the time it...

Asked by: lindsay armstrong (3 points)   Posted:October 5, 2014

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Potato plant with suspected virus
Potato plants have specific symptoms that look to me as virus, what is it really?

Potato    Moscow

Potato plants have specific symptoms that look to me as virus, what is it really? Symptoms have appeared in the end of July. up to 30% of plants have them without any certain local difference across the field.

Asked by: alex ignatov (33 points)   Posted:August 15, 2017

2 answers    951 views

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fertilzers needed for potato production

Potato    Bochum,South Africa

which fertilizers used for potato production from planting to harvest

Asked by: Lydia (1 point)   Posted:August 21, 2019

0 answers    64 views

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Can I grow potatoes over summer?

Potato    MD

From what (very) little I know about vegetable gardening they seem to be harvested in winter. I would love some home grown potatoes over summer to make potato salads and things. Can I plant them for harvest over summer? If so how is it done?

Asked by: Mel (2 points)   Posted:April 8, 2013

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Potato plants producing fruit?


I have noticed something strange on my potato plants that I have never seen before. They seem to be producing fruit - they look a little like small tomatoes. Is this normal? Can I make use of these in some way. Will it effect the tubers? I'm seriously out of my depth with this one!

Asked by: D. Thompson (2 points)   Posted:June 25, 2013

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Potato plants being eaten

Potato    Dublin, Ireland

I noticed my potato plants are being eaten, there is no sign of any insect or eggs and wondering if this might be slug damage? Its not all the plants for now its just the first 2 which seems like when the first one was eaten then whatever it is went onto the next one. Any ideas? No image...

Asked by: Ed Kinsella (2 points)   Posted:June 22, 2016

2 answers    839 views

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Potato Leaf DATA SET

Potato    None Given

any one please send me source of potato plant leaf data set

Asked by: waqar001 (1 point)   Posted:August 24, 2017

1 answer    616 views

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When to plant which potato variety and their days to maturity

Potato    gisborne, victoria, australia

Could you please tell me whether the following potato varieties are best planted early, mid, or late in the season and also what their approximate days to maturity are? The varieties are desiree, dutch cream, kennebes, nadine, nicola, otway red, pontiac, royal blue, sebago Thank you very much...

Asked by: lindsay armstrong (3 points)   Posted:October 1, 2014

1 answer    1846 views

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Diease on potato plantlets

Potato    Egypt

We grow potato in greenhouse witout soil. Unfortunately our night humidity is very high. The problem is first seen under the leaves on the main vein. Then seen on smaller veins and above the leaves.

Asked by: Ali (1 point)   Posted:September 29, 2017

1 answer    530 views