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Tomato: Late blight?

I just pulled this from my "patio" tomato plant (which is actually in-ground). I'm suspecting late blight. It poured rain all of last week.

So, for those with more experience...is this late blight?

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Posted by Randmhousekpr on July 06, 2014 at 10:07

Looks a bit like blossom end rot. I've no experience with blight, but blossom end is from over feeding/watering.

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Posted by maco on July 07, 2014 at 19:09

Nah, that's the side of the tomato, not the blossom end. I've dealt with blossom end rot before (only in a container, it's less of an issue in the ground), and it's caused by a lack of calcium, which is why I bury an eggshell with each seedling.

Bacterial, rather than late, blight has been suggested on Twitter when I got a regional gardening group to RT it.

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Posted by Marvinrowe on May 04, 2019 at 10:42

Yes, there is calcium deficiency.

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Posted by Adadixon on May 04, 2019 at 10:43

Yes, the tomato seems to have a less calcium. The use of egg shells is a great idea. Using such organic product is great for the plant healthy. My loves gardening a lot. She also grows vegetables in the yard. She once told me that using organic products and fertilizers is good for plant health. She trusts Pest Exterminators Granite Bay CA for organic pest control for the yard.