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Lucy Carson-Taylor

Why it is important to report possible Colorado beetle sightings to APHA

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Image of an orange and black beetle with the APHA logo plus the title, "Colorado potato beetle larvae found in Kent"

For the first time in the UK since 1977, Colorado beetle was confirmed in a potato crop in Kent in July last year. If not eradicated, Colorado beetle pose a major threat to potato crops. Discover what APHA are doing in response and how you can help.