Potatoes South Africa has made a Guide to Potato Production in South Africa available to the public. It includes an overview of the potato plant and its production, seed potato management and seed potato quality, selecting of cultivars, tillage, control of bacterial, fungal, and viral diseases, pest control, crop protection, harvesting, post-harvesting and transport.

The guide is also available in Afrikaans as ‘Handleiding vir aartappelproduksie in Suid- Afrika’. For more information on prices and content of the Guide to Potato Production in South Africa, contact Anza Delport at anza@potatoes.co.za or 012 349 1906. –Ursula Human, AgriOrbit


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