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Course details

Identification of potato diseases and varieties
Designed for
Individuals who wish to understand more about potato varieties, diseases and disorders. This course will be of particular interest to new members of the potato trade, agrochemical specialists, consultants, agronomists and processors.
Entry requirement
Able to demonstrate practical experience
Dates and locations
22nd June 2017, Cambridge
£225 + VAT
A one day field-based course
CPD points
12 BASIS points; 6 NRoSO points
Hannah Parish, Head of Cambridge HQ Trial Delivery, NIAB

Field module 1 (half day) –

  • Introduction and botanical features of the potato plant;
  • Potato variety identification;
  • Fungal and bacterial potato diseases.

Field module 2 (half day) –

  • Virus disease identification;
  • Field walking and roguing techniques;
  • Variety and disease roguing.

Trainers are accredited by ARTIS

Participants receive an ARTIS Accredited Certificate