Potato Program Pest Control Guide

University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Potato Program

The Potato Program team at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension provides information on potato production. We update the pesticide recommendations annually by May; more frequently if new products become labeled. This is not an exhaustive list of materials labeled on potatoes in Maine, this is a list of recommended chemicals.




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Complete Control Guide (not updated)


Introduction (not updated)


Seed Treatment (updated 2014)


Weeds (not updated)

Insects (not updated)

Disease control (updated 2014)


Potato Desiccation (not updated)


Sprout inhibition (not updated)


Potato Disinfestation (updated 2014)


Treating potatoes into storage (updated 2014)

Organic Producers (updated 2014)



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Steven B. Johnson, Ph.D. Crops Specialist and Extension Professor University of Maine Cooperative Extension 59 Houlton Road Presque Isle, ME 04769 e-mail: Steve Johnson

Maine Potato Board

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