Best Ailments for Tomatoes Plant

Best Ailments for Tomatoes Plant

Tomatoes plant

Best Ailments for Tomatoes Plants

It is very important to be able to discover and cure the common Tomato plant ailments that might occasionally spring up on your tomatoes plant.

Tomatoes is as vulnerable as every other crops and plants and to have a healthy tomatoes farming you need to take note of these techniques incase the needs arise.

Below are some of the techniques you can used to identify tomatoes ailments and treat them instantly.


This is one of the most popular and dangerous ailments, you can be able to identify this ailment by simply taking a look at where the tomatoes is attached to the vine. If the attachment appears brown and leathery between the size of a dime and quarter, than that Tomato has Blossom End Rot.

TO TREAT: First, you have to make sure you take all the Tomatoes off the plants that are affected, and dispose of them immediately. If you don't, the disease will spread fast to the rest of the plants. Calcium is also needed in relatively large concentrations for normal cell growth. When a rapidly growing plant is deprived of calcium, the tissues breaks down, leaving the characteristic lesion at the blossom end. Blossom-end rot develops when the fruit's demand for calcium exceeds the supply in the soil.

This may be caused by low calcium levels in the soil, drought stress, excessive soil moisture, or fluctuations due to rain or over watering. Lime (unless the soil is already alkaline), composted manures or bone meal will supply calcium.


There are 3 stages of Blight. Early Blight is black and grey spots on the leaves when Tomatoes are still young. Southern Blight is black and grey spots by stem and roots of the tomato plant. Late Blight on the other hand gets out of hand, and is black and grey spots throughout the leaves, vines, and tomatoes.

TO TREAT: The easiest and most recommended way to treat is in it's early stages by removing the parts of the Tomato plants that are infected.. If you didn't notice it on time until the later stages of Blight, you may need to buy an anti-fungal treatment, or you can make an organic one from home.


 They enjoy the tomatoes plant and loves feeding on Tomato, and needs critical attention immediately it is discovered.

TO TREAT: There are various types of treatments available to destroy these caterpillar infestations which are available at any local garden store, Alternatively you can make your own safe organic remedies at home. An Apple Cider Vinegar spray can be used to keep them away. You can also plant French Marigolds by your Tomatoes to help deter from coming around.


Fruit splitting usually occur during dry seasons, and then you get some heavy rains, or most frequently when there is sudden growth in the tomato plant. It doesn't hurt the Tomatoes, or affect you eating them, they only change the look of the plants after such incident.

TO TREAT: If it occurs during the early stage of the Tomato plants, then it can be reversed. Just water and apply nutrients, as normal, so there's no too dry too wet cycle. If it happens near harvest, it can't be reversed.


 Thesw mites are very difficult to spot, ans are usually under the leaves. If you notice cobwebs on your Tomato plants, then you definitely have them.

TO TREAT: You can always buy treatments at the store to take care of them, but better to make your own organic Apple Cider Vinegar spray, soap spray, or Onion and Garlic spray. Coriander, Dill, and Chrysanthemums are good to plant to deter them.


It is a fungal infection that starts in the roots, and blocks most of the water and nutrients from getting to the plant. It usually causes no problems until Tomatoes are growing on the vines. You will first see yellowing and drying of lower leaves, and then whole plant will wilt during hottest period of day. It will recover some at night, but then wilt again next day.

TO TREAT: There is no recommended treatment for wilt currently, perhaps there's possibility of finding one soon in the nearest future hence the only recommendation Is to treat the soil before planting or look for a good soil to plant, the next time you grow Tomatoes, pick a different spot in the Garden to grow them. It will deprive the Wilt of a host, and it will die out over the next year. Grow seedlings inside in clean soil before transplanting in Spring, and then make sure to pull all weeds that pop up around them.


The Sun scorch usually affects the skin of your Tomatoes and make it them have bruises and sunken. It sometimes happens when your Tomatoes get too much sun exposure during a real dry and hot period.

TO TREAT: Don't do any pruning of leaves during hot periods. The extra leaves will shield the Tomatoes. You can also use shade cloth to cover them during these periods Once they get Sun Scorch, you cannot do anything for the affected fruit, but you can provide shade for the unaffected ones.


Having knowledge in these ailments and treatments will boost your tomato farming and give you a good and healthy suitability during harvest and planting.

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