Research and analysis

Potato brown rot river sampling

Results of APHA annual monitoring of rivers for potato brown rot in England and Wales.

Documents

Potato brown rot river sampling results 2015

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Potato brown rot river sampling results 2014

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Details

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) annually monitors potatoes and has a programme of sampling watercourses to check for the organism (Ralstonia solanacearum) which causes potato brown rot.

The agency takes 192 samples from 24 rivers across England and Wales. APHA also sample an additional watercourse known to have potato brown rot as a control, this sample is taken from the river loddon.

See information about rivers currently testing positive for potato brown rot which are under statutory controls.

Published 26 May 2016