Pink rot of potato is harmful for South regions of Russia

UDC 635.21:632.4

M.D. Erokhova, M.A. Kuznetsova

Described this disease of the potato pink rot of potatoes caused by Phytophthora erythroseptica oomycetes. The symptoms of the disease and the presence of pathogens of this pathogen in Russia and the world are shown. In case of emerging of Phytophthora erythroseptica in fields and potato storages, the Integrated Disease Management against this pest needs implementing.

Keywords: Phytophthora erythroseptica, pink rot of potato, Integrated Disease Management.

M.D. Erohova, junior research fellow. E-mail:

M.A. Kuznecova, PhD, head of Department of potato and vegetable diseases

All-Russian Research Institute of Phytopathology (FSBSI ARRIP)

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For citing: Erokhova M.D., Kuznetsova M.A. Pink rot of potato is harmful for South regions of RussiaPotato and Vegetables. 2019. No1. Pp. 7-8.

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