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How good is your understanding of blight control? Take our quiz to find out

Blight control is crucial for delivering top quality, high yielding potatoes. But what level of blight expert are you? Take our quiz to find out.

It is generally accepted that for a blight control programme to be truly effective it needs to embrace the principles of an integrated approach. While this may be desirable, there are gaps in our understanding that make it difficult to achieve in practice; for example, to what extent can or should a variety’s inherent resistance be considered when developing a management strategy? 

Developing an ICM programme requires an understanding of how the conditions that support late blight’s development and spread.  The following questions consider various aspects of an ICM programme for late blight.

These questions are based on the AHDB guide Managing the risk of late blight