Sweeetpotato Scurf: Identification and Management Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
In collaboration with the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic at NC State we confirmed several cases of sweetpotato scurf in North Carolina. Sweetpotato roots exhibit expanding brown lesions in the […]

Sweetpotato Black Rot Found in Storage Facilities Jan 14, 2021

🕔Jan 14, 2021
Sweetpotato black rot, caused by the fungal pathogen Ceratocystis fimbriata, was found in two commercial sweetpotato storage facilities in January of 2021. Afflicted sweetpotatoes exhibited symptoms of firm, circular lesions ranging […]

North Carolina Sweet Potatoes: Section 18 Approved for Mertect for Postharvest Black Rot Control Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
The environmental protection agency (EPA) has renewed the specific exemption section 18 emergency label, originally obtained in 2016, for the use of Mertect (thiabendazole) postharvest to control black rot (caused […]

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