The 44th annual meeting of the Working Group Potato will be held on 05. - 06.03.2025

Dr. Luitpold Scheid
Bayerische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft - Institut für Pflanzenschutz
Leiter Arbeitsgruppe Krankheiten in Blattfrüchten und Mais, Schädlinge im Ackerbau
Lange Point 10
85354 Freising

Dr. Jörn Lehmhus
Institut für Pflanzenschutz in Ackerbau und Grünland
Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11-12
38104 Braunschweig

  • Finding answers to questions of planning, method, and analysis of experiments dealing with plant protection remedies against potato diseases
  • Promoting scientific work by presenting new procedures and methods to minimize the output of herbicides and pesticides
  • Discussing current topics of integrated plant protection systems
  • Cooperation with working groups of related thematic topics
  • Fungal pathogens as a cause for potato quality deficiencies
  • Symptomatology and diagnosis of potato virus diseases
  • Strategies of infestation reduction in the field
  • Evolution of pathogen populations in times of climatic change
  • Problems of sprout inhibition
  • Pesticide resistance of pathogens
  • Economic relevance of protection strategies

Our working group cooperates with the Julius Kühn-Institut.