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Dots on tomato seedlings

Posted by darthtrader 10 SoCal (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 28, 11 at 22:13

I noticed that all my tomato seedlings have these little dots on them. Is this normal or do I have a fungi spreading?


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RE: Dots on tomato seedlings

water drops have collected on the leaf & in these areas a fungus in growing.....what you are seeding is fungal growth

RE: Dots on tomato seedlings

What he supposed to do? throw them away or spray them and with what. Does SEvin work. I know Copper works for tree fungus. Does it work on vegetables too.

RE: Dots on tomato seedlings

Thank you for your contribution, yiorges; however, I was a bit unsatisfied with the answer. I ended up stopping by my local independently owned nursery and showed them this very picture on my phone. Upon very close inspection, zooming in and out and studying the leaves, the guy at the nursery said that these little dots do occur naturally on some tomatoes. I was somewhat relieved. I've made pretty certain not to let any water get on these since they sprouted, but just in case that it was a fungus, I mixed up a fungicide solution consisting of water, milk, baking soda and a drop of soap. I then proceeded to spray the seedlings from all angles. It's been about four days and the leaves have gotten much darker in color. The dots are still present, but have seemed to blend into the darker colored leaves. In any case, I'll continue to spray them every week for the life of the tomatoes.

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