[Market-farming] Tomato disaster!
Road's End Farm
organic87 at frontiernet.net
Tue May 22 19:58:15 EDT 2012
Marlin, did you ever call your extension agent and ask them to help
identifying the problem?
-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
On May 19, 2012, at 8:37 PM, Marlin Burkholder wrote:
> I am having what amounts to a major disaster in my high tunnel planted
> tomatoes this spring! I am having die off of plants transplanted
> weeks to a month ago. Inspection of the roots reveals that about an
> inch of
> stem below the soil line has begun rotting and collapsing causing
> death of the plant. I would estimate that I have lost upwards of
> 1/3rd of
> my plants in one house and it looks like I am going to lose more. I
> here one day last week and several responded that it is damping
> off. The
> damp off I am familiar with happens in the greenhouse soon after young
> plants have come up. [etc]
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