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  • Managing Phytophthora Blight in Peppers

    According to Penn State University Extension, Phytophthora blight may be the worst disease vegetable growers can encounter. It can be bad enough that some growers consider selling their Phytophthora infested farms and moving to a ‘clean’ farm. When this disease sneaks into your fields, it settles in with the intentions of establishing a permanent home. According to the same article, Phytophthora blight can live in the soil for 7 or more years by setting up its own…

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