An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of late blight prevention in China
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Now in its seventh year, the AsiaBlight Network is committed to finding solutions to ward off and eliminate late blight disease, a pathogen that lays waste to 3-10 billion US dollars of potatoes annually around the world. Fungicides are the most common tool of defense against late blight, but these agrochemicals can cost up to 10-25% of the total value of a potato farmer’s harvest, thus reducing incomes and raising exposure risks for human and the environment.
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