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By Paris

Lanarkshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have tomato like berries growing on the foliage of my King Edward potatoes, what are these ? also I have Organic Orla potatoes which have scab on them, What causes scab and how do I prevent it in future?



the tomato like fruits are the potato fruit. do not eat them they are very posionous.
as for scab i ave no idea.

5 Sep, 2010


Potato scab is Streptomyces scabies which resembles a bacterium but produces a mycelium, like a fungus. The damage is only cosmetic and the potatoes can still be eaten. Can be caused by lack of water during part of the growing season or light sandy soil.

6 Sep, 2010

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