WSU Potato Alerts
Friday Apr 07, 2023
The WSU Potato Alerts e-newsletter covers topics important to potato production in the irrigated Columbia Basin. The alerts are issued weekly during the potato growing season, with additional issues s...
Psyllid Yellows and Scouting for Nymphs
Sunday Jul 30, 2023
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
Friday Jun 16, 2023
Potato psyllids are important pests because they can spread the bacterium that causes zebra chip disease. They cannot be stopped from migrating into potato fields, but they can be controlled after the...
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.