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Weather conducive to tomato troubles

June 26, 2014
By Stephanie Bethke-DeJaeghere - Master gardener , Marshall Independent

It is that time of the year again when we start to fuss over our tomato plants. I have been fielding some questions regarding tomato blossom end rot which has been seen mostly in container grown tomato plants. According to Michelle Grabowski of the U of M Extension, warm wet weather throughout Minnesota has provided excellent conditions for tomato leaf spot pathogens to grow and spread. The first leaf spots of many tomato diseases have recently been observed.

 
 

 

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