Saving Blighted Potatoes

Some of the potatoes at Eco-Gites of Lenault have blight. In all likelihood the rest of them will be suffering from it in a very short period of time as it is a disease that spreads very quickly. Blight, a disease that brought famine and mass emigration to Ireland and can reduce a crop of potatoes to a pile of black slime in no time at all. Blight is NOT a nice disease to have. However it is not the end of the potato crop and if you act soon enough you can save your potatoes. The trick is to be vigilant and act as soon as the blight hits. In fact act before blight hits if you know it is in the area.

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