ID and Prevent 6 Common Tomato Diseases

Learn how to spot the symptoms of several tomato diseases, including early blight, late blight and nematodes, and adopt strategies to keep your plants healthy.

Preventing Spread of Tomato Diseases
Wide spacing between plants and applying thick mulch will help fend off the spread of tomato diseases. Also prune off low branches to reduce the number of early blight spores and improve air circulation around the base of your plants.
Illustration by Lyn Wellsand