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Notes On Bacterial Canker and Tomato Pith - What To Look For

August 23, 2023 - 9:00am --

Last week we talked about bacterial leaf spot and bacterial speck on tomatoes. This week will be talking about bacterial canker and tomato pith necrosis commonly found on field tomatoes. The following information for this article came from The Ohio State University Department of Plant Pathology.

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Bacterial Canker