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How do I identify dry rot in my potatoes?
I’m assuming that you are in or know someone close to the internal workings of the potato industry, as this is not a common question from the general public. The University of Idaho has scientists who specialize in the study of all potato-related conditions; from pre-planting and planning, to growing, harvesting, storing, and every aspect of care, handling, and management of numerous sub-topics within. In short, the University of Idaho scientists work with other related professionals domestically and abroad and are involved in every critical-control point that affects the potato industry. As an example, here is a link, which details some of the scientists’ outlook on one specific potato dry rot issue.
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