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Tomato is the world's largest grown vegetable crop after potato and sweet potato and is known as a protective food because of its special nutritive value. In India as well, tomato is a widely cultivated crop in India and is a very important vegetable crop from both income & nutrition perspective.

Problems Faced By Farmers

Throughout its life cycle, a tomato crop is adversly affected by a number of insects and diseases which can cause significant damage if left unchecked. Being a multi- picking crop, tomato also requires a number of nutrients at periodic intervals to provide a substantial and good quality yield.

Pests Or Diseases
Problem Description And JU Solutions

Plant Health

Being a long duration multi picking crop, Tomato needs continuous nutrition supplementation in whose absence the quality and quantity of the yield may decrease. JU has a complete range of products which ensures that the crop receives the vital nutrients  at every critical crop growth stage and remains strong enough  to ward off abiotic stresses.

Fruit Borer

Scientific Name: Helicoverpa armigera
Tomato fruit borer is one of the most destructive pests of tomato. In severe cases of infestation, more than 80 per cent fruits get damaged.


Scientific Name: Thrips tabaci
Tomato thrips is one of the most important insect pests of tomato crop, which causes significant economic losses ,  both directly and indirectly.

White Fly

Scientific Name: Bemisia tabaci
White flies are small yellow-bodied  insects with white wings, which they hold flat to their bodies. They feed on the underside of tomato leaves, sucking out sap and weakening the plant.

Early blight

Causal organism: Alterneria solani
This is a common disease of tomato occurring on the foliage at any stage of the growth . The fungus attacks the foliage causing characteristic leaf spots and blight. Early blight is first observed on the plants as small, black lesions mostly on the older foliage.

Late blight

Causal organism: Phytophthora infestans
Late blight disease is one of the most destructive diseases and one of the major challenge for tomato production in India