What is the name of the tomato plant disease with dark venation?

Answer Dark spots or streaks on the leaves of a tomato plant are usually caused by a form of bacteria or fungus. The most common are bacterial specks and bacterial spots. Early blight will also appear as ... Read More »

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Tomato Plant Disease Treatment?

As one of the most popular vegetables grown by home gardeners all over the country, tomatoes are the subject of many questions about diseases and their treatment. Many diseases can affect tomatoes,... Read More »

If a tomato plant is infected with the mosaic virus can the seeds from that plant be used to plant new plants in following years or will the virus go with it.?

No, the seeds are sometimes affected and there is no way of telling which ones they are until too late. Some viruses can be controlled on seeds by a process of fermentation, but this doesn't appear... Read More »

What is the scientific name for the tomato plant?

The scientific name for the cultivated tomato is lycopersicon esculentum. While it is a botanical fruit and technically a berry, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it a vegetable in Nix v. Hedden, 149 U.... Read More »

Scientific name of tomato plant?