Pest aspects of potato production

Part 2 Pests other than nematodes
  • R. W. Gibson


Many pests damage the cultivated potato; Dudley et al. (1952) list over a hundred species in N. America alone. Most are either nematodes (discussed previously), insects or molluscs, although there are a few within other taxonomic groups. The major pests are insects especially of the orders Hemiptera, Coleoptera and Lepidoptera and are listed in Table 12.5.


Potato Production Leaf Roll Potato Crop Aphid Population Glandular Hair 
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