Coping with tomato late blight

Late blight has made its appearance in Wisconsin. Amanda Gevens describes symptoms to look for to determine late blight and how growers should handle their crop post-harvest.

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Late blight confirmed in five Wisconsin counties

Late blight in five Wisconsin counties has been confirmed said Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin-Extension plant pathologist at UW-Madison. Late blight on potatoes was found in Barron, Adams, Portage, Oneida and Waushara Counties and late blight on tomato was confirmed in Adams County last weekend.

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Late blight confirmed in five Wisconsin counties

Contact: Amanda Gevens, 608-890-3072, gevens@wisc.edu As of July 23, 2010, we have confirmed late blight in five Wisconsin counties said Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin-Extension plant pathologist. The first reports of late blight in Wisconsin came on July 14 on potato in Marquette County and tomato in Waukesha County. Gevens noted, “Environmental conditions immediately following […]

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Late blight confirmed in Wisconsin – podcast

Amanda Gevens Assistant Professor Extension Plant Pathologist in Potatoes & Vegetables University of Wisconsin Department of Plant Pathology 1630 Linden Dr., Rm. 689 Madison, WI 53706-1598 608-890-3072 gevens@wisc.edu http://www.plantpath.wisc.edu/wivegdis/ Time – 3:05 minutes 0:14 – Late blight confirmed in Wisconsin 0:38 – What’s likely to happen next? 1:01 – Review of the characteristics of late […]

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