A sprayer sprays for blight in a potato field© Tim Scrivener
A reduced sensitivity to a key blight fungicide is being partly blamed for the spread of a new strain of the potato disease across Europe, with UK farmers urged to alternate their fungicide actives this season.    The Dark Green 37 (EU-37) strain of blight was first detected in the Netherlands in 2013 and it has now spread to England, German, Belgium and north-west France. See also: How spud growers will benefit from blight forecasts Worryingly, this strain of the most important […]
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