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Didymella stem rot can occur at the stem above the soil line. The lesions can be noticed as dark sunken and usually girdle the stem. The entire plants can turn yellow and wilt.
Didymella stem rot can occur at the stem above the soil line. The lesions can be noticed as dark sunken and usually girdle the stem. The entire plants can turn yellow and wilt.
Fruiting bodies of the fungus (pycnidia) are black in color and numerous on lesions. Splashing water can easily spread the fungal spores. Leaf and fruit infections can also occur on infected plants.
Fruiting bodies of the fungus (pycnidia) are black in color and numerous on lesions. Splashing water can easily spread the fungal spores. Leaf and fruit infections can also occur on infected plants.

DIDYMELLA STEM ROT

Fungal causal agent: Didymella lycopersici (Phoma lycopersici)

Tomato diseases