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P.E.I. potato crop blight-free


August 6, 2013
By CBC News

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August 6, 2013, Charlottetown, PEI – There has not been a single case of late blight reported on P.E.I.’s potato crop this year, a situation agriculture officials are calling unusual.

There would usually be at least a few cases by now.

Marleen Clark, a diagnostician in the provincial plant diagnosis lab in Charlottetown, said the hot temperatures may have helped keep the potato fungus at bay. READ MORE

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