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Watch Out For Tomato Problems

Healthy, Developing Tomato. Image Credit Matthew Orwat One of the most common tomato problem home gardeners encounter in the late spring and early summer is blossom end rot. The good news is that blossom end rot can be prevented with the use of drip irrigation and adequate fertilization.  Since tomatoes need a consistent supply of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/20/watch-out-for-tomato-problems/

2013 Gadsden Tomato Forum December 5

2013 Gadsden Tomato Forum December 5, 2013 North Florida Research & Education Center – Quincy, Florida  Hosted by the Gadsden County Extension Service Agenda: A.M. (All Times Eastern Time) 8:00     Registration & Coffee    8:15     Opening Remarks: Dr. Pete Vergot III, Northwest District Extension Director, UF/IFAS, North Florida Research and Education Center 8:30     Variety Trials 2013:   …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/23/2013-gadsden-tomato-forum-december-5/

Spotted Wilt Virus in Tomato

Tomato exhibiting signs of tomato spotted wilt virus Tomatoes, though a  joy to eat, are not the easiest crop to grow.  An Escambia County grower recently brought in a sample showing unusual patterns on the green fruit.  When he cut the fruit open, he noticed discoloration on the inside.  The issue was visually diagnosed as tomato spotted wilt virus. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/19/spotted-wilt-virus-in-tomato/

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