The Late Blight Pathogen , Phytophthora infestans . Interaction with the Potato Plant and Inoculum Sources

The oomycete, Phytophthora infestans, is one of the most important plant pathogens worldwide. This thesis focuses on the late blight pathogen and its host, potato (Solanum tuberosum), and the interaction between these two organisms. Resistance to P. infestans was evaluated histologically, using leaves of potato cultivars with varying levels of general… CONTINUE READING