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Q.We have a couple of tomato plants which were recently transplanted. They were doing well for about 2 weeks, then the leaves are

Zone Kuala Lumpur Malaysia | Anonymous added on September 1, 2019 | Answered

withering and both dying. We have watered them regularly. The pH of the soil is about 6.5. What are the likely causes please? The plants are in a shady area.

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Answered on September 2, 2019

Were they previously in a sunny area? Vegetable plants need lots of sun. The combination of shade and water probably brought on a fungal wilt disease like Verticillium wilt fungus or Fusarium wilt fungus. Here is more information:


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