Invasive Species Compendium

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Late blight of potato and tomatoes.

Abstract

Information is given about late blight (LB), a disease of tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum), hairy nightshade (Solanum), bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara), Petunia and potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), caused by the oomycete Phytophthora infestans.