12/10: Growing Potatoes & Tomatoes in a Disease-Plagued World

Sandra Repp sjr37 at cornell.edu
Wed Nov 24 11:58:29 EST 2010


Growing Potatoes & Tomatoes in a Disease-Plagued World
Friday, December 10, 10:00am-12:30pm
at Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca NY
Learn about major diseases of potatoes and tomatoes and how to manage 
them using the latest disease resistant varieties and other 
management practices.  Learn how to distinguish late blight from 
early blight on these two crops, and bring in your own tubers in for 
help diagnosing problems.  Workshop will be led by Cornell plant 
pathologists Tom Zitter and Keith Perry, Michael Glos of Cornell's 
organic plant breeding program, and Elizabeth Dyck of NOFA-NY. Enjoy 
snacks made from potatoes, tomatoes, and cover crops This workshop is 
sponsored by the Northeast Organic/Sustainable Potato project (NOSP) 
and is FREE and open to the public. For additional information please 
contact Michael Glos at mag22 at cornell.edu or (607) 227-7793.



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