Late blight of potato and tomato

  title={Late blight of potato and tomato},
  author={Gail L. Schumann and Cleora J. D'arcy},
  journal={The Plant Health Instructor},
Late blight is the most destructive disease of potato in British Columbia (B.C.). It is caused by Phytophthora infestans, an oomycete (fungal-like organism). It occurs in all areas of the province but it is more dependent on wet weather conditions, mainly rainfall, high humidity and cool to moderate temperature regimes. Monitoring for timely detection of early symptoms and knowledge of weather conditions are crucial for employing effective disease management practices. Late blight monitoring… 
Symptomology of major fungal diseases on tomato and its management
The major fungal diseases in tomato are seedling Damping off, septoria leaf spot, Eary blight, Late blight, Anthracnose, Powdery mildew, southern leaf blight, Fusarium wilt, Verticillium wilt and Buckeye rot.
Management of Late Blight of Potato
Potato ( Solanum tuberosum L.) is the most important crop and Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary is the oomycete, which was responsible for infamous Irish potato famine during 1843–45 and it
Late Blight of Potato (Phytophthora infestans) Biology, Economic Importance and its Management Approaches
Integration of late blight management has often been thought as one of the better disease management options in tropical regions where fungal inocula are abundant in most months of the year.
Effective Management Strategy against Potato Late Blight Incited by Phytophthora infestans
The late blight caused by Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary is one of the most destructive disease affecting potato production world-wide including India and has been considered a threat to global food security.
High Quality Italian Tomatoes Depend on Fungicides
Late blight lesions on tomato fruit are often followed by soft rot and disintegration, which can lead to all the plants in a field being killed in a week or two.
Late Blight of Potato (Phytophthora infestans) I: Fungicides Application and Associated Challenges
The significance of late blight of potato and controlling strategies adopted for minimizing yield losses incurred by this disease by the use of synthetic fungicides are reviewed.
Integrated Disease Management of Tomato Late Blight
Three bio-pesticides were found more effective than the control in reducing development of the disease and they increased yield over the  control by 17 to 41%.
Forecasting of Potato Late Blight Disease Using Alternative Sets of Meteorological Data and Disease Epidemiology
Phytophthora infestans (Mont) de Bary, the causal agent of late blight of potato is one of the most important plant pathogens. The disease can occur in a wide variety of climatic conditions and can
Preliminary study of potato varieties and hybrids laboratory resistance to Phytophthora infestans Mont. de Bary in the Primorsky Territory
Relevance. Late blight (Phytophthora infestans Mont. de Bary) is one of the most harmful, rapidly spreading potato fungal diseases, which dramatically reduces its yield and affects tubers during
Structural variability amongst potato cultivars possessing varying grades of resistance to late blight
Present studies were aimed at generating information on structural variability amongst potato cultivars carrying varying grades of resistance to late blight.


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