​​​Effect of Glyphosate on Potatoes

May 2013 | 23 min., 50 sec.
by Andrew P. Robinson
North Dakota State University


​This presentation will assist growers, consultants, and other practitioners involved in all regions of the potato industry to better understand and identify the effects of glyphosate in potatoes and how it can be managed. The presentation provides a short background on glyphosate, describes injury symptoms in potatoes, and details symptoms of residues that remain in seed through storage and are planted the following year. Strategies to manage glyphosate in potato are discussed.

About the Presenter

Andrew P. RobinsonAndrew P. Robinson is an Assistant Professor and the Potato Extension Agronomist in the Plant Sciences Department at North Dakota State University. His position is a joint appointment between North Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota. Robinson received a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a master’s and a doctorate degree from Purdue University. His PhD research focused on evaluating 2,4-D-tolerant soybean, herbicide drift, and controlling summer annual weeds with glyphosate and 2,4-D. Robinson’s research is focused on evaluating potato injury from off-site herbicide movement or carryover of herbicides, weed control in potatoes, and growth and development of plants as influenced by cultural and agronomic practices.​

Contact Information:
Email: Andrew.P.Robinson@ndsu.edu


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