Potatoes

CASE HISTORY SPOTLIGHT: Case History #33: Eliminating Potato Scab in Japanese Test Field

October 20, 2021

A potato farmer was having high rates of potato scab infection in one of the highest-producing potato growing regions in Japan. In two fields measuring 65 hectares (160.6 acres) total, the farmer’s infection rate had reached approximately 85% prior to 2019.

The farmer set aside 35 hectares (86 acres) as Test Area No. 1 and sprayed ORGANIC PLUS™ RH (diluted in water) on the soil in the spring of 2019. Potato scab was eliminated in this test area for the 2019 growing season. Success was credited to the synergistic action of rhamnolipids and other naturally derived ingredients in ORGANIC PLUS™ RH helping to control the problem through natural mechanisms

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