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PlaTomato production in Al-Zubair district, Basrah province, Iraq was affected by late blight disease that was not recorded before in this geographical area. The symptoms were firstly appeared in December 2018 in several farms of Al-Zubair district. The infection was spread widely at January 2019 according to the environmental conditions that fitted the development infection. The pathogen was identified morphologically as Phytophthora infestans.


Late blight Tomato plants Basrah Iraq

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Al-Saad, L. A. ., Al-Yousuf, A. A. ., & Mezaal, M. M. . (2019). First record of tomato late blight in Basrah province (Short Notes). Basrah Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 31(2), 65–67.


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