Nathan Kleczewski, Extension Specialist – Plant Pathology; email@example.com
Note that we have continued to have reports of Dickeya in Vivaldi potatoes. Dickeya is almost always a seed piece issue. If you have questions about how Dickeya spreads, or how it got to your farm, please contact me directly.
Green row: April 29th, 2016
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Notes: Season severity of 18 severity values indicates the need for the first fungicide application. An accumulated severity of 7 after fungicide application identifies the need for a subsequent fungicide application.
You can personalize your late blight forecasts for specific fields, sign up for email or text alerts, and enter in management information at http://blight.eas.cornell.edu/blight/. Real time fungicide application timing tables for locations within Delaware can be accessed at http://blight.eas.cornell.edu/blight/DE
See the 2016 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations-Delaware for recommended fungicides.
Any suspect samples can be sent to the Plant Diagnostic Clinic or dropped off at your local extension office. Dr. Nathan Kleczewski can also be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-300-6962.
The website USABlight tracks tomato and potato late blight across the nation and can be found here: http://usablight.org/. Information on scouting, symptomology, and management can also be found on this website.