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    timmyalex is offline Seedling
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    Default Deformed Potato's

    Just spent the weekend digging up whats left of my earlies and in one raised bed i found large amounts of deformed potato's (Rocket variety). I remember now that last year i grew potato's in this bed. Could this be the cause and what is the deformity.?
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    Looks like scab to me, no lime in bed preparation and, indeed good crop rotation and constant moisture helps.

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    Certainly looks like scab to me too, your soil is probably a bit alkaline. Some people recommend lining the planting holes with grass cuttings to help prevent scab

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