Target Spot of Tomato in Florida
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MacKenzie, Keevan, Jessica Chitwood, Gary Edward Vallad, and Sam Hutton. 2019. “Target Spot of Tomato in Florida: PP351, 11/2019”. EDIS 2019 (6). Gainesville, FL:5.


Fresh-market tomatoes bring in $400-$500 million annually as the third most valuable crop in the state. Defoliation and fruit damage from target spot, caused by Corynespora cassiicola, can have serious economic implications for growers. This new 5-page publication of the UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department, written by Keevan MacKenzie, Jessica Chitwood, Gary Vallad, and Sam Hutton, reviews symptoms and epidemiology of the disease and provides current management recommendations.
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