Potato Pink Eye is not Pink Rot
Wednesday Nov 02, 2022
Potato pink eye is a disorder that causes raised pink areas on immature tubers, usually around the eyes. As the skin sets, the pink areas eventually dry and develop into brown corky patches. The sympt...
Psyllid Yellows and Scouting for Nymphs
Saturday Jul 30, 2022
PSYLLID YELLOWS is a disorder that can occur when potato psyllid nymphs feed on potato plants. The nymphs inject a toxin into the plant when they feed. This results in a range of growth disorders that...
Managing Potato Psyllids with Insecticides
Thursday Jun 30, 2022
Potato psyllids are important pests because they can spread the bacterium that causes zebra chip disease. The only way to manage this disease is to control potato psyllids. We cannot stop psyllids fro...
What is DAS?
A collaborative project between WSU Extension and the WSU Agricultural Research Center, as well as the University of Idaho.
The WSU-Potato DAS is a web-based platform designed to transfer time-sensitive information to decision makers in the potato industry. This platform features spatial models of insect pests, allowing for better anticipation of highly mobile pest populations. It also runs models for some insect pests to estimate the current status of the issue and provides links to appropriate management and pesticide considerations.