Posts Tagged ‘fungal diseases’

Are Your Tomatoes or Potatoes Suffering Disease After Recent Heavy Rainfalls?

Diseases, Potatoes, Tomatoes | 4 Comments

Within the last month or two the east coast of Australia has seen unseasonably heavy rainfall and floods.  Such weather is conducive to the development of a common disease on both tomatoes and potatoes known as ‘Late Blight’ caused by the fungal-like organism Phytophthora infestans.  It has the ability to rapidly wipe out crops and ...