For planting, it is necessary to use only proven seed potatoes, according to the Rosselkhoznadzor in the Republic of Tatarstan.
(Kazan, April 26, Tatar-inform, Ayaz Ismagilov). In 14 regions of Tatarstan, a potato quarantine disease, a golden potato nematode, was detected. This was announced today during a public discussion of the results of law enforcement practice based on the activities of the Rosselkhoznadzor Office for the Republic of Tatarstan for the first quarter of this year, deputy head of the department Lenar Fatterakhmanov.
According to him, the golden potato nematode has been identified in household plots in 21 settlements.
“Soon potato planting will begin. In this regard, for planting, it is necessary to use only proven seed potatoes, ”said Fatterakhmanov.
The main methods of combating quarantine disease are cultivating nematode-resistant varieties, as well as potato crop rotation, for example, with perennial herbs or mustard, he said.
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