Tomato growers told to take steps against blight

Organic farmer Chris Cashen poses with young tomato plants in Claverack, N.Y., on Friday, April 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

May 12, 2010 5:38:52 AM PDT
As farmers and home gardeners set out their tomatoes this spring, plant experts offered suggestions for preventing another outbreak of late blight, which destroyed millions of dollars worth of tomatoes in the eastern U.S. last year.