[Market-farming] Abnormal tomato plant development

Mike Brabo mdbrabo at att.net
Sun Aug 30 16:07:30 EDT 2015

Similar results with our Roma type Grenadero tomatoes.  

   Vesterbrook Farm

> On Aug 30, 2015, at 10:42 AM, Pam Twin Oaks <pam at twinoaks.org> wrote:
> Millie,
> Our Roma paste tomatoes had a near-drowning this spring. At first I thought it was maybe the deadly bacterial blight. I blogged about it here: http://www.sustainablemarketfarming.com/2015/07/14/bacterial-wilt-plants-drowning-onion-maggots-oh-my/
> Our plants recovered, but then succumbed to fungal diseases. We got a reasonable yield but an early end. Rather than lasting till the frost as usual (mid-October) we are looking at having none after the end of August. We are looking on the bright side, at the extra time it will give us to look after other crops.
> Pam Dawling, central Virginia
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