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Tomato Yellows


Tomato yellows


Entire plant


Plants appear stunted with general foliar chlorosis; no foliar mosaic symptoms or fruit symptoms present.

Pathogen Spread

Aphid transmitted from weed hosts such as nightshade, ground cherry and Jimson weed. Particularly serious in area 3 (Appendix 9) in late winter and early spring.

Tomato Yellows Picture

Tomato yellows
Image #137.
Tomato Yellows-

virus symptoms consist of yellowing and mild distortion of leaves (courtesy T. A. Zitter).