Bacterial Speck of Tomato

Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato

Description:

Species Affected:

Tomato.

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Management and Control:

Use healthy seedlings or seed or treat seed with hot water at 56 C for 30 minutes.
Don't plant on areas that have had a susceptible crop or species in the last 3 years.
Destroy diseased crop residues.
Copper sprays can help limit spread.

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Acknowledgments:

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