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Late blight is just one seed-borne disease that makes planting clean seed potato pieces important.

Plant clean seed potatoes

Selecting and planting disease-free potato seed pieces is the crucial first step to assuring a successful potato crop

Starting the season with disease-free potato seed stock is the first step in establishing a good stand that will maximize yield potential. There are several diseases growers should be concerned with when selecting seed potatoes that will produce vigorous uniform stands, especially potato leafroll virus, potato virus Y, also known as “common mosaic,” and late