Active soil management is a vital component in promoting a healthy crop and improving profits.
Douglas Ag experts are here to help.
Each crop has specific needs in soil types, moisture content and planting season. Those same conditions also cultivate a specific set of pathogens that can hurt crop yields. Consult with fumigation experts to get help with your soil management plan.
Commercially, tomatoes are planted in the warmer months in the same raised bed fields that farmers use to plant peppers, squash and watermelons earlier in the spring. It is often a good practice to fumigate the field before planting the tomatoes, reducing the number of plant pests at a site before the tomatoes are planted.
Common Tomato Diseases & Pathogens
- ROOT KNOT NEMATODE
- ROOT LESION NEMATODE
- FUSARIUM CROWN AND ROOT ROT
- FUSARIUM FOOT ROT
- FUSARIUM WILT
- VERTICILLIUM WILT
- PHYTOPHTHORA ROOT ROT
- BLACK ROOT ROT
- PYTHIUM DAMPING-OFF