Tobacco Mosaic Virus of Tomatoes

TMV

Description:

Species Affected:

Tomato.

Biology:

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Management and Control:

Use healthy and virus tested seed.
Use resistant varieties.
Treat seed with 10% trisodium phosphate.
Remove and destroy diseased plants.
Don't handle healthy plants after handling diseased plants.
Disinfect pruning knives with 0.1% copper sulphate.
Don't plant on areas that have had a susceptible crop or species in the last 3 years.
Destroy crop residues.

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Acknowledgments:

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