Wherever a control measure is deemed necessary, a biological or biotechnical control method must be used if available and effective.


Available selective aphicides must be used instead of broad-spectrum products and applied according to national/regional recommendations.

For seed potatoes seed treatment against aphids and leafhoppers may be used in situations of high infestation pressure

No nematicides are allowed. 
Nematodes: In nematode-infested fields, only cultivars with resistance to the species/pathotype present.


Copper use is not allowed.


Mechanical control prior to planting.

Combination of chemical and mechanical control (ridges).

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