Was this sun scald?

rubylune(z5b wMI)August 22, 2006

I had these black spots on a ton of my tomatoes - was this caused by too much sun exposure or something else?

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bcday(z5 NY)

It might be anthracnose.

What do the leaves and stems of the plants look like? Are there dark spots and blotches on them too? Have the plants lost a lot of foliage?

Here are some pics of tomato anthracnose:

Here is a link that might be useful: Anthracnose

    Bookmark   August 22, 2006 at 11:24PM
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rubylune(z5b wMI)

Oh no!!! Yes - a few varities have lost a lot of their leaves. I got advice here earlier and it was suspected that it was Septoria leaf spot.

Now what do i do? I know it's too late for this season, but how can i prevent it for next season?

    Bookmark   August 23, 2006 at 11:54AM
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