Late blight confirmed in five Wisconsin counties

Contact: Amanda Gevens, 608-890-3072, gevens@wisc.edu As of July 23, 2010, we have confirmed late blight in five Wisconsin counties said Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin-Extension plant pathologist. The first reports of late blight in Wisconsin came on July 14 on potato in Marquette County and tomato in Waukesha County. Gevens noted, “Environmental conditions immediately following […]

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Late blight confirmed in Wisconsin – podcast

Amanda Gevens Assistant Professor Extension Plant Pathologist in Potatoes & Vegetables University of Wisconsin Department of Plant Pathology 1630 Linden Dr., Rm. 689 Madison, WI 53706-1598 608-890-3072 gevens@wisc.edu http://www.plantpath.wisc.edu/wivegdis/ Time – 3:05 minutes 0:14 – Late blight confirmed in Wisconsin 0:38 – What’s likely to happen next? 1:01 – Review of the characteristics of late […]

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Potato Late Blight confirmed in Wisconsin

Contact: Amanda Gevens, 608-890-3072, gevens@wisc.edu UW- Extension Plant Pathologist in Potatoes & Vegetables Madison, Wis. – Late blight, caused by the fungus-like pathogen Phytophthora infestans, has been confirmed in a potato field in Marquette County this morning, July 14, 2010 according to Amanda Gevens, University of Wisconsin-Extension plant pathologist. Gevens said, “This is the first […]

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Head off late blight in tomatoes and potatoes

Amanda Gevens Extension Plant Pathologist Department of Plant Pathology UW College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (608) 890-3072 gevens@wisc.edu Time – 3:05 minutes 0:18 – What is late blight? 0:29 – When late blight appears 0:44 – What to expect in 2010 season 1:20 – How late blight works 1:55 – Affect of late blight […]

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