Vegetable Disease Alert: Late Blight Confirmed in NC
Late blight was confirmed yesterday on a potato crop in eastern North Carolina. Growers throughout the state are encouraged to actively scout potato and tomato crops (both are susceptible) and take steps now to protect their crops.
More information plus control recommendations can be found at North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Plant Pathology Portal.
Tomato late blight leaf lesions.
If you think you have late blight please contact your county Extension agent.
Many thanks to our awesome North Carolina State University Vegetable Plant Pathologist Dr. Lina Quesada for these alerts!