Watch the webinar on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzepROv8Ym8
Resources from the Webinar
- Managing Late Blight in Tomato and Potato - An Essential Part of Gardening by Dr. Meg McGrath
- Meg McGrath's Website at Cornell Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center
- Tomato-Potato Smith Late Blight Risk Map - Helps to predict the risk of late blight in your area
- National Plant Diagnostic Network - Find a diagnostic lab in your area
- eOrganic articles: Organic Management of Late Blight of Potato and Tomato (Phytopthora infestans), Organic Management of Late Blight of Potato and Tomato with Copper Products
About the Webinar
Late blight is a serious disease of potato and tomato family crops worldwide that reached epidemic proportions on U.S. farms and gardens in 2009. eOrganic presenter Dr. Meg McGrath of Cornell University discusses the late blight disease cycle, how to diagnose the disease, how to control the disease in your garden, and the important role of home gardeners in minimizing the spread and impact of late blight. This webinar was recorded on July 21, 2010.
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