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Lyndeborough, NH

April 23, 2001
10:17 PM

Post #4042

The following is a list of seed borne diseases that can be tested for.

For Tomatoes


Clavibacter m. michiganensis canker
Pseudomonas solanacearum wilt
Pseudomonas syringae tomato speck
Xanthomonas campestris vesicatoria spot


Alternaria alternata stem canker, black mold
Alternaria solani early blight
Alternaria tomato nail head spot
Botrytis cinerea Gray mold and ghost spot
Stemphyllium spp gray leaf spot
Cerospora fuliginea leaf spot
Cladosporium fulvum leaf mold
Colletotrichum spp. Anthracnose
Didymella lycopersici stem rot
Fusarium oxy. radicis-lycopersici crown rot
Fusarium oxysporum lycopersici wilt
Helminthosporium sp. fruit rot
Leveillula taurica powdry mildew
Phoma destructiva rot
Phytophthora infestans late blight
Phytophthora spp. Buck eye rot
Sclerotinia sclerotiorum timber rot
Sclerotium sclerotium southern wilt
Septoria lycopersici leaf spot
Vericillium dahliae wilt


Cucumber mosaic virus
Double streak virus (TMV + PVX)
Tomato mosaic virus
Tomato ring spot virus
Tomato spotted wilt virus


Compare Peppers with above


Cucumber mosaic virus
Tobacco mosaic virus
Double streak virus (TMV + PVX)
Tobacco streak virus
Tomato mosaic virus
Potato virus X
Tomato ring spot virus
Potato virus Y
Tomato spotted wilt virus
Tobacco etch virus
Clavibacter m. michiganensis canker
Pepper mild mottle virus
Pseudomonas solanacearum wilt
Alfalfa mosaic virus
Pseudomonas syringae tomato speck
Tobacco rattle virus

Xanthomonas campestris vesicatoria spot
Tobacco ring spot virus

Fungi and Bacteria are the same..

There are a few seed borne diseases that can not be tested
for. Glad they are rare..

Santa Barbara, CA

April 24, 2001
5:31 PM

Post #70516

WOW, there are more than listed in the UC tomato pest control literature. You might have a couple of items out of place on the lists such as Pseudonomas which is a soil bacteria mostly, not a virus.

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