Tomato disorders and their causes.
|Fruit cracking||Cracking is common in tomato, radial and concentric cracking are common||A period of drought followed by sudden heavy irrigation. Boron deficiency|
|Blossom end rot||BER is a severe disorder in greenhouse cultivated tomatoes.||Due to Ca deficiency and high temperature.|
|Puffiness||The fruit surface is generally flattened and locules are unfilled with pulp and seed||Poor pollination, Low or high temperature|
|Sun scald||Whitish, sunken and papery lesion develops due to sun heat||Exposure of fruits to high temperature > 40 degree C|
|Cat face||Malformation and scarring of fruits||Unfavorable growing conditions, Temperature below 16 degree C|