Re: [tomato] Disease

Margaret Lauterbach (
Tue, 25 Jul 2000 08:21:26 -0600

>   Here is a tip.  Most soil diseases live in the top 1 to 2 in of soil,
>Double dig and bury the top 3 to 4 in.
>   Have you tried UC Berkly (sp)?  When I was doing my TMV thing, I found
>they had a Agi division,
>At NCSU, for Tobacco, they recommended pulling infected plants and soilarize
>the soil where the plant was.
>"Fun" buying plant diseases, Had 4 seed borne diseases.

Byron, here in the west we have insect-borne diseases that afflict tomato 
plants. You do not have curly top virus, for example. We do. It is not seed 
or soil-borne. Margaret L