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Hi ya, could you please tell what I may have done wrong. I planted Moris Piper potato sets on Good Friday, I have had a good amount off them but they ALL have brown scaby type skin on them but they are fine if I peel them. Your help would be appreciated so it will not happen next year.
Many thanks



Scab is Streptomyces scabies a fungus. Can be caused by liming the soil or growing immediately after brassicas in your rotation. Maris Piper is prone to scab infection.

5 Sep, 2011


Got it on my King Edwards as well. They still taste fine

6 Sep, 2011


Yes Mrbarrett King Edwards are prone to scab too

6 Sep, 2011

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