Before kicking off your potato growing season, create an agronomic force field to proactively protect your yield before you put seed in the soil. Below, you can learn more about the key pests and diseases, such as root-knot, stubby-root and lesion nematodes, white mold, Colorado potato beetles, aphids, and psyllids. Plus, hear from potato industry experts to learn about best practices for planning.
IPM Options for Pre-Planting Stage
See the detailed Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan for Pre-Planting as well as for all other growth stages.
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Content Spotlight – Pre-Planting
A Force in the Field: At-Plant Solutions
Learn how potato growers can create an agronomic force field to protect potato plants from a wide range of pests and diseases, such as nematodes, white mold, Colorado potato beetle, aphids, psyllids, and more. // SEE MORE
Pound Disease to Produce Potatoes Aplenty
Cover the basics for controlling disease and nematodes.
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Win the Battle Against Potato Nematodes
Learn about management for root-knot, lesion and stubby-root nematodes.
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Product Showcase – Pre-Planting
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Force in the Field Resources
Integrated Pest Management Worksheet
We have provided a blank worksheet to help you keep track of your products, issues and application details.
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The Bayer 75-day Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program creates an agronomic force field, safeguarding potatoes through whatever nature throws in the way.
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Potato Recommended Application Timing
See the at-a-glance guide for which growth stage to apply which products.
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