Phytopthora Blight  
Peppers killed by Phytophthora capsici


Identification




 
Identification

Below is a list of crops that are effected by Phytopthora Blight. Click below to go to a section and navigate through thumbnail images to see the picutres more clearly on your screen.

 

Beans

 

Infected Beans   Infected Beans   Infected Beans    

 

Eggplant

Eggplant Thumbnail   eggplant infected with Phytophthora blight   eggplant infected with Phytophthora blight  

 

Peppers

infected pepper plant infected pepper plant infected pepper fruit pepper leaf lesion infected pepper fruit

 

         

 

Summer Squash

Infected Squash Plant Infected Squash Plant Infected Squash Plants Infected Squash Plant Infected Squash

 

Tomato

Infected Tomato   Infected Tomato   Infected Tomatoes   tomato fruit infected with Phytophthora blight   Phytophthora lesion on tomato fruit

 

Pumpkin & Winter Squash

Infected Pumpkins Infected Gourd Infected Gourd Infected Gourd  

 

         

 

Microscpic Images

sporangia on surface of fruit (under a microscope) sporangia of Phytophthora capsici (under a microscope) sporangium of Phytophthora capsici releasing zoospores (under a microscope) sporangium of Phytophthora capsici releasing zoospores (under a microscope) overwintering oospores of Phytophthora capsici under a microscope

 

an overwintering oospore of Phytophthora capsici just starting to germinate (under a microscope)        

 

         

 



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