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List of tomato diseases

This article is a list of diseases of tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum).

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Bacterial diseases

Bacterial diseases
Bacterial canker Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis
Bacterial speck Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato
Bacterial spot Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria
Bacterial stem rot and fruit rot Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora
Bacterial wilt Ralstonia solanacearum
Pith necrosis Pseudomonas corrugata
Syringae leaf spot Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae

Fungal diseases

Fungal diseases
Alternaria stem canker

Alternaria alternata f.sp. lycopersici


Colletotrichum coccodes
Colletotrichum dematium
Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
Glomerella cingulata [teleomorph]

Black mold rot

Alternaria alternata
Stemphylium botryosum
Pleospora tarda [teleomorph]
Stemphylium herbarum
Pleospora herbarum [teleomorph]
= Pleospora lycopersici
Ulocladium consortiale
= Stemphylium consortiale

Black root rot

Thielaviopsis basicola
Chalara elegans [synanamorph]

Black shoulder

Alternaria alternata

Buckeye fruit and root rot

Phytophthora capsici
Phytophthora drechsleri
Phytophthora nicotianae var. parasitica
= Phytophthora parasitica

Cercospora leaf mold

Pseudocercospora fuligena
= Cercospora fuligena

Charcoal rot

Macrophomina phaseolina

Corky root rot

Pyrenochaeta lycopersici

Didymella stem rot

Didymella lycopersici

Early blight

Alternaria solani

Fusarium crown and root rot

Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. radicis-lycopersici

Fusarium wilt

Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici

Gray leaf spot

Stemphylium botryosum f.sp. lycopersici
Stemphylium lycopersici
= Stemphylium floridanum
Stemphylium solani

Gray mold

Botrytis cinerea
Botryotinia fuckeliana [teleomorph]

Late blight Phytophthora infestans
Leaf mold

Fulvia fulva
= Cladosporium fulvum

Phoma rot

Phoma destructiva

Powdery mildew

Oidiopsis sicula
Leveillula taurica [teleomorph]

Pythium damping-off and fruit rot

Pythium aphanidermatum
Pythium arrhenomanes
Pythium debaryanum
Pythium myriotylum
Pythium ultimum

Rhizoctonia damping-off and fruit rot

Rhizoctonia solani
Thanatephorus cucumeris [teleomorph]

Rhizopus rot Rhizopus stolonifer
Septoria leaf spot Septoria lycopersici
Sour rot

Geotrichum candidum
Galactomyces geotrichum [teleomorph]
Geotrichum klebahnii (= G. penicillatum)

Southern blight

Sclerotium rolfsii
Athelia rolfsii [teleomorph]

Target spot

Corynespora cassiicola

Verticillium wilt

Verticillium albo-atrum
Verticillium dahliae

White mold

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
Sclerotinia minor

Nematodes, parasitic

Nematodes, parasitic

Meloidogyne spp.


Belonolaimus longicaudatus


Paratrichodorus spp.
Trichodorus spp.

Viral, viroid and mycoplasmalike organisms [MLO] diseases

Viral, viroid and mycoplasmalike organisms [MLO] diseases
Common mosaic of tomato (internal browning of fruit) Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV)
Curly top Curly top virus
Potato virus Y Potato virus Y
Pseudo curly top Pseudo curly top virus
Tomato bushy stunt Tomato bushy stunt virus
Tomato etch Tobacco etch virus
Tomato fern leaf Cucumber mosaic virus
Tomato mosaic Tomato mosaic virus (ToMV)
Tomato mottle Tomato mottle gemini virus
Tomato necrosis Alfalfa mosaic virus
Tomato spotted wilt Tomato spotted wilt virus
Tomato yellow leaf curl Tomato yellow leaf curl virus
Tomato yellow top Tomato yellow top virus
Tomato bunchy top Tomato bunchy top viroid
Tomato planto macho Tomato planto macho viroid
Aster yellows MLO
Tomato big bud MLO

Miscellaneous diseases and disorders

Miscellaneous diseases and disorders
Autogenous necrosis Genetic
Fruit pox Genetic
Gold fleck Genetic
Graywall Undetermined etiology


  • Common Names of Diseases, The American Phytopathological Society
  • Tomato Diagnostic Key, The Cornell Plant Pathology Vegetable Disease Web Page
  • Tomato Diseases (Fact Sheets and Information Bulletins), The Cornell Plant Pathology Vegetable Disease Web Page
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