Agriculture: Potato Pest Management Guidelines

Authors and Credits

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Potato

UC ANR Publication 3463

Authored by University of California faculty, specialists, and farm advisors, produced and edited by UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California, Davis.

[UC Peer Reviewed]

Suggested Citation

Nuñez J, Haviland DR, Aegerter BJ, Baldwin RA, Westerdahl BB, Trumble JT, Wilson RG. Revised continuously. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Potato. UC ANR Publication 3463. Oakland, CA.

Crop Leadership Team

J. Nuñez (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Kern County (crop team leader)

D.R. Haviland, UC IPM and UC Cooperative Extension Kern County (IPM facilitator)

P. Kosina, UC IPM, Davis (coordinator)

B.J. Aegerter, UC Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County

R.A. Baldwin, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis

B.B. Westerdahl, Nematology, UC Davis

Diseases

J. Nuñez (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Kern County

B.J. Aegerter, UC Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Diseases

R.M. Davis (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Davis

C. Smart, Plant Pathology, UC Davis

Insects, Mites, and Other Invertebrates

D.R. Haviland, UC IPM and UC Cooperative Extension Kern County

J.T. Trumble, Entomology, UC Riverside

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Insects, Mites, and Other Invertebrates

L.D. Godfrey, Entomology, UC Davis

Nematodes

B.B. Westerdahl, Nematology, UC Davis

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Nematodes

U.C. Kodira, Nematology, UC Davis

Vertebrates

R.A. Baldwin, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Vertebrates

R.E. Marsh (emeritus), Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis (emeritus)

Weeds

J. Nuñez (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Kern County

R.G. Wilson, Intermountain Research and Extension Center

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Weeds

W.E. Bendixen, UC Cooperative Extension Santa Barbara County

H.L. Carlson, UC Cooperative Extension Siskiyou County

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Year-Round IPM Program

H.L. Carlson, UC Cooperative Extension Siskiyou County

L.L. Strand, UC IPM Program

A. Shrestha, Plant Science, Fresno State

Coordinator

P. Kosina, UC IPM, Davis

Production

F.G. Rosa, UC IPM, Davis

This material is partially based on work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program.

These guidelines represent the best information currently available to the authors and are intended to help you make the best choices for an IPM program. Not all formulations or registered pesticides are mentioned. Always read the label and check with local authorities for the most up-to-date information regarding registration and restrictions on pesticide use. Check with your agricultural commissioner for latest restricted entry intervals.

To be used with Integrated Pest Management for Potatoes, UC ANR Publication 3316.