potato blight

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A term that may refer to either late blight or early blight. Early blight is much the less serious of the two diseases and is caused by the fungus Alternaria solani; dark, concentrically zoned spots appear on the leaves of infected plants. Both early and late blights can also attack tomato plants. See also late blight of potato.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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