Potatoes are a program of distinction within the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Much of the research done at Aberdeen is related to potato issues, including disease, pests and variety development.
UI faculty are continually investigating potato related diseases and effective disease management techniques. Learn more by visiting the UI Potato website.
Learn more about potato pests and current research at the UI Potato website.
The Aberdeen Research and Extension Center is home to the UI potato breeding program. Learn more about our variety development at the UI Potato website.
The following research projects focused on potato cropping systems are conducted at Aberdeen:
- Weed biology
- Weed control
- Herbicide and bio-pesticide environmental fate
- Herbicide resistance management
- Cover crop systems for weed control
Contact Pamela Hutchinson for more information on weed related research.