Doomed Tomatos (updated with pics)
I am a beginning gardener, totally lost in trying to figure this stuff out. Anyways, I have three tomato plants growing in an 8x8 foot raised bed. We normally have a very dry climate, but have experienced some wetter weather lately. After this spell, two of my plants grew to be huge, while my third has begun to look like death.
First, the leaves started to curl, which I don't think is that unusual, but then it started to form white bumps. I looked this up, and I guess they are the precursors to roots. Then, this is when it started to get bad. The leaves began to turn yellow and green and the plant began to wilt. I thought it might be getting over watered, so I cut back and quit watering so late in the day.
Well, moving on... I've read some forums on this site, and I've done some researching on the web. So far, the closest match of the symptoms I can find are pith nicrosis, fusarium, or some sort of nematode problem.
I guess my question is... what can I do to save the plant? Most importantly though, I want to know if I need to rip it up, and if it is a danger to the rest of my garden?
I wanted to get this up asap, to get some of y'alls expert feedback. However, I will get the variety of tomato and upload some pics as soon as possible. I've found some similar posts, but nothing that really describes my situation.
Please excuse my ignorance, and I appreciate any help you can offer.
I had a pic of the leaves flattened out, but it refuses to upload. See if I can't get it to work later.