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How to Cure Common Plant Ailments

Plants are susceptible to a multitude of diseases. Here are solutions to some common problems.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Blossom Rot Attacks Tips of Tomatoes and Peppers
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Blossom Rot

Blossom end rot occurs when dry conditions affect calcium uptake in plants, which in turn causes sunken black patches at the tips of tomatoes and sweet peppers. Correct with adequate, regular watering.



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