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Potato Growth and Development

August 2012

By Mike Thornton
Professor of Plant Science
University of Idaho
Phone: 208-722-6701 Ext.211

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This presentation will help consultants, growers and other practitioners throughout North America better understand the key growth stages in potato plant development. It will specifically focus on some of the key factors that influence plant development at each stage of growth, and identify how they impact crop yield. By the end of this presentation, practitioners should be better able to understand how environment and management impact potato growth and yield.

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