White Mold of Tomato & Pepper Plants

Quick Intro

Physical Description

Fungal wilt disease that starts as water-soaked spots on stems, then white moldy growth appears on the stems and then the branches wilt

Species & Taxonomy

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Lifecycle

 

Plants Affected

  • peppers
  • tomatoes

Plants Unaffected

 

Geographical Range

 

Signs & Symptoms

Whole Plant

  • water-soaked spots on stems
  • white moldy growth on stems
  • whole branches wilt

Leaves

Flowers

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Fruit

Roots/Tubers

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Treatment

Prevention & Control

 

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