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  • Manage Disease to Help Produce Tomato Fruit

    Diseases like powdery mildew and black mold impact tomato crops by destroying leaf tissue and reducing energy that could otherwise be used in fruit development. In addition, the loss of foliage leaves fruit more susceptible to sun damage. Fungicide applications can help control disease and can be applied preventatively or early on in the infection. According to University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, tomato crops can have black mold 4 to 5 days after…

This agronomic photo shows corn infected by gray leaf spot.
This agronomic image shoes phytophthora root rot.
This agronomic image shows corn leaf infected by northern corn leaf blight.