Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Vegetable Crop Update – Late Blight

August 6th, 2019 | Posted in: Crop Updates, News

Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology

Late blight has been detected in potato in Portage County today. Infected plants were destroyed and treatment has been applied to limit spread beyond.

Please be vigilant in protecting susceptible potato and tomato crops.
More information will come on clonal lineage.

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