How to treat tomato leaf curl
Physiological leaf curl is generally not associated with a disease-causing pathogen, but its occurrence can be reduced by selecting tomato varieties less prone to leaf curl or by implementing one or more of the following management strategies: maintaining adequate soil moisture; avoiding excessive fertilizer, especially nitrogen; pruning indeterminate varieties conservatively; and avoiding high temperatures by shading plants, when logistically possible.
Tomato leaf curl disease symptoms
Tomato leaf curl disease (TLCD) is caused by the whitefly-transmitted Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (ToLNDV). The most obvious symptoms in tomato plants are small leaves that become yellow between the veins. The leaves also curl upwards and towards the middle of the leaf . In seedlings, the shoots become shortened and give the young plants a bushy appearance.
Tomato leaves curling up and turning yellow
If you have yellow tomato leaves, then your plants aren’t getting enough water or too much water, both of which can cause yellow tomato leaves. Soak tomato plants thoroughly once every five to seven days, depending on weather and soil type. Let the soil dry between watering and never allow the soil to remain soggy.
Tomato leaf curl virus
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) infection induces severe symptoms on tomato plants and causes serious yield losses worldwide. Since it has become a major constraint to tomato production in many tropical and subtropical areas, TYLCV has received much attention.
Cherokee purple tomato leaves curling
This article is about tomato diseases, so lets start with the fungal disease early blight or Alternaria solani. This fungal disease causes spots to appear on leaves, stems and fruit. It resembles target-like spots on the skin of tomatoes. Early blight is common in moist and humid climates and spreads rapidly when temperatures are between 75-85 degrees Fahrenheit. If you suspect any of your plants have contracted this (it is usually carried by insects and marked by its curling of the leaves in a wilt-like fashion), you should remove the plants from your garden quickly and destroy them. Keeping the tomatoes off the ground prevents most types of blight