AgronomyDiseasesLate Blight Discovered in Quebec Potato, Tomato Fields

Late Blight Discovered in Quebec Potato, Tomato Fields


Late blight has been detected in Quebec potato and tomato fields, an Aug. 2 emailed statement from the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Ficheries and Food stated.

Late blight was found in at least four administration regions in Quebec since July 26, the department stated. This comes following an earlier discovery in Ontario.

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