Plant Dis 2020 Sep 18. Epub 2020 Sep 18.
University of Florida , North Florida Research and Education Center,, 155 Research Road, Quincy, Florida, United States, 32351;
Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), pepper (Capsicum annum), and gboma (Solanum macrocarpon) are major vegetables in Togo, with many people depending on these crops for their livelihood. In December 2018, during the dry season with temperatures between 21°C to 35°C, tomato ('Petomech'), pepper ('Gboyebesse') and gboma (local landrace) showing wilt symptoms without foliar yellowing were collected from two locations, Tchouloum and CECO-AGRO sites in the Sotouboua Prefecture of Togo, ~300 km from the capital city of Lome. Disease incidence ranged between 10% to 50% in multiple fields. Read More