Can someone help me identify and cure this condition ?

TheCronicGardenerDecember 3, 2012

I've been growing tomato plants for years and for some reason I can never seem to identify or even get rid of this disease. White lines weave their way along the leaves and there is a smaller black line running through the white ones.
This condition never seems to affect my pepper plants but it does plague my radishes from time to time.
Other than this problem, my tomato plants are perfectly healthy.
If anyone else had this problem and cured it, I would appreciate the advice :)

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keithdphan

leaf miner, a tiny moth that lays its eggs on the leaf and the worm burrows inside the leaf creating those "s" patterns. regular horticultural oil or soap is not effective since the worn is protected inside the leaf. if you are not oppose to incesticides, look up spinosad.

    Bookmark   December 3, 2012 at 1:12AM
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suddensam(10 Boynton Beach)

leaf miners do very little or no damage to the plants production, I would say just leave alone n hope thats the worst that happens this season.
Plant em if you got em, Sam

    Bookmark   December 3, 2012 at 2:07AM
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