Potato Vine Killing or Desiccation
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Hutchinson, Chad M., and William M. Stall. 2007. “Potato Vine Killing or Desiccation: HS925/HS181, Rev. 11/2007”. EDIS 2007 (20). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-hs181-2007.


Revised! HS-925, a 3-page fact sheet by Chad M. Hutchinson and William M. Stall, describes mechanical, chemical, and combination methods of killing potato vines to ensure tuber maturity at harvest. Includes a table listing potato vine desiccants and references. Published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, November 2007.

HS925/HS181: Potato Vine Killing or Desiccation (ufl.edu)

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Commercial Potato Production in North America. 1993. Potato Association of America Handbook. Revision of American Potato Journal Supplement Volume 57 and USDA Handbook 267 by the Extension Section of The Potato Association of America. Eds. J.B. Sieczka and R.E. Thornton.

Hutchinson, C.M. 2001. Influence of Potato Vine Desiccant on Tuber Skinning and Stem End Vascular Browning. Hastings REC: University of Florida, HAS2002-2, 15 pages.

Hochmuth, G.J., C.M. Hutchinson, D.N. Maynard, W.M. Stall, T.A. Kucharek , S.E. Webb, T.G. Taylor, S.A. Smith, and E.H. Simonne. 2001. Potato Production in Florida. In: Vegetable Production Guide for Florida. Eds. D.N. Maynard and S.M. Olson. Vance Publishing.

Stall, W.M. and C.M. Hutchinson. 2003. Potato Vine Desiccants. In: Weed Management in Florida Fruits and Vegetables. Ed. W.M. Stall. Vance Publishing.