Re: [tomato] Yellowing leaves -- does EVERYONE have early

Margaret Lauterbach (
Thu, 27 Jul 2000 08:10:47 -0600

At 01:11 AM 7/27/00 -0400, you wrote:
>I am in the Maryland suburbs of Washington and have had early blight
>several years running (which was well controled by Daconil 2787)
>I no longer rotate my crop (this is the third year in the same place)
>and am using mycorrhizal fungi. Hardly any Early Blight last year and
>none so far this year.
>         Is it the fungus, as some claim, ... is it the red plastic that I 
> use?
>(which reduces splashing from the ground? Who knows? perhaps both.
>         If you failed to control Early Blight with Daconil, chances are 
> either
>you didn't use it correctly or your diagnosis of early blight is not
>correct.     Ed Flynn   Md zone 6/7
Red plastic reduces splashing? I wouldn't think so.  Margaret L