[tomato] Blights & wilts

byron bromley (Tomato@GlobalGarden.com)
Wed, 26 Jul 2000 10:57:28 -0400

In my search for diseases on the web, I came across the following

If you have blights this year, then next year

Start about 2 weeks after transplant, with a good fungicide, apply per
instructions for the whole season.

IE Daconil is every 7 to 10 days.


RE: http://www.canr.uconn.edu/ces/ipm/

Click on vegetables

Scroll down to tomatoes

Find and click on Vascular wilts of tomato.

Last par on that page. under prevention

Fusarium likes a soil pH at 6.5 and lower
Verticillium likes a pH of 7.5 and higher.


Keep soil pH between 6.5 and 7.0 and you can avoid these. Low cost,
non-toxic. Less than 1 hour per year for the average home gardener.