Moth damage to potatoes is on the rise

The incidence of moth damage to potatoes has increased in the main production areas. This damage can be attributed to two moth species, the potato tuber moth (Phthorimaea operculella) which causes both foliar and potato tuber damage, as well as the tomato leafminer (Phthorimaea absoluta, previously Tuta absoluta) which attacks the foliage.  Both pest species … Continue reading Moth damage to potatoes is on the rise