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bug or disease?

Posted by antonio85 none (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 14, 13 at 15:44

One of my tomato plant was dying, I saw a brown spot on the the stem. I tried to cut the stem and I found a black thing inside (picture attached). Does anyone have any idea of what it is?
Here you can find other pics of the plant

Here is a link that might be useful: pic

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RE: bug or disease?

Uh oh. A very nasty soil-borne fungus disease. Technical name Sclerotium rolfsii. Common names southern rot or timber rot.

Here's some info

Here is a link that might be useful: Sclerotium rolfsii

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