Thanks to breeding work done by Johnny's Selected Seeds, Cornell University and North Carolina State University, gardeners can now fend off tomato blight
by choosing from several good-tasting, blight
1] of the two intergene pool four-way crosses were inoculated in the greenhouse for selection for the common and halo bacterial blights
at Valladolid, Spain.
As if that weren't enough, we're keeping a worried eye on the situation along California's coast, where a blight
called sudden oak death is knocking off California's signature coast live oak and other species at a rapid clip.
fungus - phytopthora infestans - laid siege to the Irish potato crop in 1845.
In most cases, Xyllela appears to blight
by disrupting a plant's hormone balance, Wells says.
Recently, coast live oaks in the Santa Clara Valley have been displaying symptoms of a blight
that affects the lower leaves of the tree; affected leaves bleach to a pale tan.
This line was bred specifically for enhanced resistance to common bacterial blight
[caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv.