Tomato transplants damping off-in the field!

sunnfarm at sunnfarm at
Mon May 13 21:28:55 EDT 2002

The problem you discribe is very common in plastic mulched tomatoes in my area, we found its not a disease, but physical damage caused by the plastic rubbing the tomato stem, after planting we come back and put one good sized handful of soil around the stem of each plant sealing the hole and protecting the stem...Bob
Sunny Meadow Farm
Bridgeton, NJ.

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