These resources detail the process and findings from an applied research project studying the impact of thrips on potato crops.

Over two seasons, the project looked at:

  • The relationship between thrips-related yield loss and growing season conditions
  • The occurrence of thrips vectoring tomato spotted wilt virus
  • Which potato varieties thrips are more attracted to

A research summary includes:

  • Research results
  • Photos to help identify thrips and damage associated with thrips and tomato spotted wilt virus
  • Management tools

Resources & Downloads:

Project Report – Evaluation of Thrips in Potatoes in a Changing Climate – 2017

Research Summary – Evaluation of Thrips in Potatoes in a Changing Climate – 2017