Disease Control for Florida Tomatoes
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Paret, Mathews, Ken Pernezny, and Pam Roberts. 2013. “Disease Control for Florida Tomatoes: PPP35/VH056, 6/2013”. EDIS 2013 (6). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-vh056-2013.


Successful disease management has always been vital in Florida tomato production, given the generally ideal environmental conditions for most plant diseases. An integrated disease management program is a successful approach. This 7-page fact sheet was written by Mathews Paret, Ken Pernezny, and Pam Roberts, and published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, June 2013.


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