The epidemiology of powdery mildew on tomatoes
California Agriculture 42(2):8-10. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v042n02p8.
Despite substantial defoliation in some fields, fresh market tomatoes don't seem to suffer yield losses.
James C. Correll is Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Berkeley; Thomas R. Gordon is Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Berkeley; Vern J. Elliott is Research Scientist, U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Service, Research Laboratory, Oxford, North Carolina;
This work was supported by the California Fresh Market Tomato Advisory Board. The authors also thank Beltran Farms, Labar Farms, R. W. Scheuerman, and P.P. Osterli for their cooperation.