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Tomatoes [Solanum lycopersicum]

Tomato Crop is considered one of the Main pillars in the Agricultural Vegetables production – Egypt; With an average area of 500 ,000 Acres. The aforesaid area of tomatoes are distributed allover Egypt – Central Delta, East Delta, west delta, upper Egypt. In Egypt there are wide choices of tomatoes that fulfill the Egyptian customers essentials such as: Open field Tomato (Heat Set – Protected cultivation – Viral & Fungal Disease tolerance & Nematodes) Determinate tomato (Heat Set – Protected cultivation – Viral & Fungal Disease tolerance & Nematodes) These tomatoes varieties are produced all over the year, due to the Distinct Weather condition in Egypt (Summer Tomato / North of Egypt –Nile tomato /North upper Egypt – winter tomato South of upper Egypt) The total Domestic production average of 7 million tons ¹

Fungal Diseases - Early Blight

Symptoms:

Dark Spots on lower leafs on the plant spread upwards distinct of circular target shape on leaf, on stems appears and black sours and on tubers appears as black decayed spots.

Timing of infection

Cool weather and high humidity

Proper application timing

Better spray preventatively (Polyram only preventative) or at early symptoms of infection

Product Recommendation

ProductDosePHI
Polyram® DF 80% 250 g / 100 L water7 days

Fungal Diseases - Late Blight

Symptoms:

Formation of large brown watery spots on leaves, stems and fruits with later stages a white fuzz develop under side of the leaves.

Timing of infection

Cool weather and high humidity

Proper application timing

(Better) spray preventatively (or at early symptoms of infection)

Product Recommendation

ProductDosePHI
Acrobat®MZ 69% WG250 g / 100 L water 7 days
Acrobat®CU 73,2% WP150 g / 100 L water20 days
Cabrio® Duo 11,2% EC200 ml / 100 L water7 days

Insects - Tuta absoluta

Symptoms:

Tunnel feeding on leaf surface by larva, followed by full leaf feeding and later on boring through mature fruits.

Timing of infection

All year round multi generations

Proper application timing

Shortly after early infestation

Product Recommendation

ProductDosePHI
Alverde®24% SC100 g / 100 L water7 days
 Magdy El Sobky

Magdy El Sobky

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