just when you thought we were out of the woods…

just when you thought we were out of the woods…

Late blight was discovered on Pennsylvania tomatoes in mid-May from the link : Ohio State U plant pathologist Dr. Sally Miller has reported that on May 20, 2010 Penn State announced that late blight was confirmed on locally grown greenhouse tomato transplants in northwestern PA. This follows reports of outbreaks in Louisiana, Florida and Maryland. The symptomatic plants in Pennsylvania have been destroyed and the grower has adopted a fungicide spray program to manage the disease. The inoculum source has not been identified. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has been screening tomato transplants received for wholesale and retail markets in the state and so far none have been identified as having late blight. this is the farthest north that late blight has been reported in 2010 just a heads up for all you tomato (and potato) fans. in the NE, the pathogen didn't overwinter on tomatos but it can overwinter on potato tubers.
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Meet our $4 Mr. Lincoln!

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Pest or not?

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Finally, some pics

Finally, some pics