Late blight can be a devastating disease on tomatoes and potatoes. Without proper preventative measures, late blight can completely defoliate and destroy a crop within one to two weeks.
|The first symptoms of late blight on tomato leaves are irregularly shaped, |
water-soaked lesions. (Photo: K. Ivors)
More information on potato late blight and how to control it can be found in this potato late blight factsheet produced by Dr. Lina Quesada-Ocampo.
Videos and additional management recommendations for tomato and potato are available in the USAblight website. Here you can track the late blight epidemic and register to receive text and/or email alerts when new disease outbreaks are reported.