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Purdue pathologists confirm tomato disease in Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Late blight of tomato, a serious plant disease caused by a fungus-like organism, has been found in Indiana for the second straight year, according to Purdue University plant pathologists. Purdue’s Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory (P&PDL) late Wednesday (June 30) confirmed that a plant sample from a home garden in Dearborn [...]

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Vegetable growers: Late blight confirmed in Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed late blight infecting tomatoes in several Indiana counties, including Tippecanoe, Vermillion and Bartholomew. “Both home growers and commercial growers of tomatoes should be vigilant and scout,” said Dan Egel, Purdue Extension plant pathologist. “Indiana is second in the nation in growing [...]

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