Tomato Gardeners Warned About Fast-Spreading Disease

Aug 29, 2014
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Officials say infected plants must be immediately thrown out to avoid damaging healthy ones

Source: Mlive

A disease called "late blight" is killing tomato plants here in Michigan. It is the same disease responsible for the Irish potato famine. The disease is a fungus-like organism called phytophthora infestans. The disease has been reported in 10 Michigan counties, and is spreading fast according to Lina Rodriguez Salamanca, MSU extension educator.

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