Protect Tomato Crops with Early-Season Disease Prevention
Early season disease protection is the one of the best ways to protect your tomato crops from damaging diseases, such as early blight and target spot.
Early blight causes damage to tomato yields each year. The disease is caused by Alternaria solani, a fungus that attacks nearly all parts of the tomato plant, including leaves, fruit and stem. Early blight causes yellow spots on leaves, leathery lesions on fruit and dark spots on seedlings. It can survive in the soil for years and can drastically decrease yield potential when left untreated.
Another common fungal disease expected to cause headaches for tomato growers in 2020 is target spot. The name “target spot” comes from its most common symptom, the bullseye-shaped brown and black lesions that appear on diseased leaves. As the disease progresses, it can cause deeply sunken holes across leaves and dark fungal growth in the center of each leaf. Target spot often occurs later in the growing season, giving you a chance to identify early stages and apply treatments before damaging symptoms appear.
Preventive treatment is a great way to manage the risk of early blight and target spot in your tomato yields. Miravis® Prime fungicide contains 2 chemistries, fludioxonil and Adepidyn® fungicide, to help treat tough diseases in fruiting vegetables. The 2 powerful active ingredients offer strong disease control that evenly distributes on leaf surfaces to protect against target spot, early blight and many other tomato and fruiting vegetable diseases.
Sign up for the Know More, Grow More Digest to receive twice-monthly agronomic e-mail updates pertinent to your area.
All photos are either the property of Syngenta or are used with permission.
Syngenta hereby disclaims any liability for Third Party websites referenced herein.
Product performance assumes disease presence.
Performance assessments are based upon results or analysis of public information, field observations and/or Syngenta evaluations.
©2020 Syngenta. The trademarks or service marks displayed or otherwise used herein are the property of a Syngenta Group Company. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.