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Caution

Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:21 am

I just got a report of tomato blight in western North Carolina. This is serious stuff so watch your matters closely.

Re: Caution

Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:59 pm

Gotta git some to grow before I can watch them!!! thanks; sonny

Re: Caution

Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:29 am

May all your matters be blight free. :-:-):

Re: Caution

Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:35 am

I have some wilting and curling of the leaves on the lower branches of my early maters. Is that what you are talking about?

Re: Caution

Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:01 pm

You can spray them with Daconil [ clorothalonil ] every 7 to 10 days That will help quit a bit
Boss

Re: Caution

Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:55 pm

Last year after the fact ( too late to help anything) I purchased Dupont Manzate 200 DF the active ingredient being
Ethylene bisdithiocarbamate ion. Does anyone know anything about this.

Boss if this is a better product -- Daconil [ clorothalonil ] -- let me know and I will try to find it here.

Thanks, Tim

Re: Caution

Thu Jun 10, 2010 4:59 am

Mike, it starts as a small black spot on the lower leaves or on the buds before they open. If you find any of this get rid of it. Use a cup and scissors because it can be carried on your hands. I'm meeting with the County Extension Agent this morning and I'll get an update. Dan
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