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Stephanie Wedryk, Joel Felix, Doug Doohan, and John Cardina

weed populations, and compare yields in tomato and potato production in the first certifiable organic year after 3 years of transition strategies and compost application. We hypothesize that weed competition and soil quality will be affected by 3 years

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Maria A. Estrada, Kelly Zarka, Susannah Cooper, Joseph Coombs, David S. Douches, and Edward J. Grafius

Potato ( Solanum tuberosum L.) is one of the most important crops for human nutrition worldwide and is a healthy source of carbohydrates, high-quality protein, essential vitamins, minerals, and trace elements ( Flanders et al., 1999 ). It is the

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John Speese III and S.B. Sterrett

Doughty, Christopher Willams, J. Thomas Custis, and the field staff is also greatly appreciated. This project was funded, in part, by the Virginia Irish Potato Board.

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Makhan S. Bhullar, Simerjeet Kaur, Tarundeep Kaur, and Amit J. Jhala

India is the second largest producer of potato in the world, contributing ≈10% of the world’s potato production. In 2012, potato was cultivated on 1.87 million hectares in India, with a production of 41.3 million tonnes ( Government of India, 2013

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Samuel Y.C. Essah, Jorge A. Delgado, Merlin Dillon, and Richard Sparks

on the yields of the following potato crop. There have been studies on the effect of nitrogen (N) fertilizer inputs and N cycling from cover crops on yields. For example, Neeteson (1988) reported higher potato yields at low N fertilizer rates

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Melanie M. Davidson, Jeanne M.E. Jacobs, Jill K. Reader, Ruth C. Butler, Christina M. Frater, Ngaire P. Markwick, Steve D. Wratten, and Anthony J. Conner

We thank Andrew Gleave for the binary vector, Sandra Martin for in vitro cultures of virus-free potato plants, and numerous people from Crop & Food Research for their assistance in planting and harvesting the field trial. A Technology for Industry

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Fernanda Souza Krupek, Christian T. Christensen, Charles E. Barrett, and Lincoln Zotarelli

Florida is ranked as the seventh highest-value potato ( S. tuberosum ) producing state in the United States, producing one-third of the winter and spring crop. About 395 Mg of potatoes are harvested annually on 11,900 ha in Florida valued at $131

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J. Harrison Ferebee IV, Charles W. Cahoon, Michael L. Flessner, David B. Langston, Ramon Arancibia, Thomas E. Hines, Hunter B. Blake, and M. Carter Askew

Potato acreage in the United States during 2018 totaled 1,023,300 acres, producing 454,314,000 cwt of potatoes [ U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), 2018 ]. Red potato production represented 7% of the total U.S. potato production ( Richardson

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Joseph C. Kuhl, Kelly Zarka, Joseph Coombs, William W. Kirk, and David S. Douches

Late blight of potato incited by Phytophthora infestans is responsible for significant annual losses in North America ( Guenthner et al., 1999 ) and worldwide ( Hijmans, 2003 ). The effect of climate change on potato production ( Hijmans, 2003

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Bielinski M. Santos and Persio R. Rodriguez

Potato multiplication occurs through sexual seed and asexual tubers ( Love et al., 2003 ). Although sexual potato seed is used to breed potato cultivars, commercial potatoes are produced from tubers. This facilitates implementation of potato