Late blight, the fungus that devastated tomato crops on the East Coast last summer, has been found on tomato plants in Maryland in a St. Mary's County greenhouse.


The University of Maryland's Extension service has sent representatives to gather plant material and determine whether this is the strain of blight that hit Maryland last year, or a more virulent strain that can winter-over.


They will also check to see if the blight has spread beyond the greenhouse where the tomato plants were grown from seed.


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