Potato growers have to manage a wide range of pests and diseases that could damage their crops. These pages provide information on certain pests and diseases for which specific control measures are required by law, and others which are not yet established in Scotland and the measures in place to keep them out.
Information on other pests and diseases is available from the Potato Council, the Scottish Agricultural College and other organisations.
Potato Brown Rot
Potato Ring Rot
Potato Cyst Nematodes
Epitrix Species - Potato Flea Beetle