Late blight – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Late blight

late blight field

Figure 1. Although late blight is not common in Indiana, when it occurs, it can spread rapidly in a field such as this one.

late blight of tomato

Figure 2. Leaf lesion of late blight of tomato.

late blight fruit

Figure 3. Late blight symptoms on tomato fruit.

leaf lb

Figure 4. The white cast on this tomato leaf with late blight indicates sporulation of the causal organism.

late blight on tomato leaf

Figure 5. Lesion of late blight of tomato on leaf. Note margin between necrotic portion of leaf and healthy leaf.

infected fruit

Figure 6. Late blight of tomato symptoms on fruit.


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