Improving potato seed
Seed potatoes, Virus, Western Australia
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SOME of the oldest records of potato cultivation show that throughout the ages it has been generally accepted that periodically, a change of seed is essential, and the only means of maintaining satisfactory yields in crops.
Even today most potato growers are familiar with the term "run out" as applied to any particular line of potatoes which tends to progressively decrease in vigour and productivity when planted from year to year.
Found in previous article page Winter pests in the pasture P N. Forte Vol 2 No 4 p376
Fallon, James P.
"Improving potato seed,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 2:
4, Article 16.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol2/iss4/16