In the Pacific Northwest, the most important leafhopper in potatoes is beet leafhopper because it transmits the very damaging disease called purple top. There are other leafhoppers that are occasionally found in significant numbers. These are usually “potato leafhoppers” in the genus Empoasca, which can cause a syndrome called hopper burn.

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