Verticillium Wilt of Tomato
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The soilborne fungus Verlicillium albo-alrum is present in most cool soils of the Northeast and can attack over 200 plant species, especially tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, strawberries, and black raspberries. Other susceptible vegetables include artichoke, beet, broad bean, chicory, cucumber, dandelion, endive, horseradish, musk mellon, okra, peppers, radish, rhubarb, salsify, and watermelon. Corn, other cereals, and grasses are resistant.
NYS IPM Type: Vegetables IPM Fact Sheet
New York State IPM Program
Agricultural IPM; Vegetables; Tomatoes; Potatoes; Eggplant; Fruits; Strawberries; Raspberries;