WSU Whatcom County Extension

Whatcom Horticulture Pest Board

Whatcom Horticulture Pest Board        

 

Potato Late Blight

 

Pest Description

Washington State University:
http://mtvernon.wsu.edu/path_team/potato.htm#potatolateblight
American Phytopathological Society:
http://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/intropp/lessons/fungi/oomycetes/pages/lateblight.aspx


Management

Follow management guidelines as outlined below

  • If symptomatic plants are present contact the WCHPDB to confirm with a lab test.
  • If confirmed, remove infected plants and the next 100 feet surrounding of potatoes (if applicable).

 

Further Management Guidelines
https://pnwhandbooks.org/plantdisease/host-disease/potato-solanum-tuberosum-late-blight

 

 

Current Highlighted Pests:
Blueberry Scorch Virus Potato Virus Y (PVY) Potato Late Blight Apple Maggot

 

 

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