Tomato spotted wilt (TSWV)

Affected leaves
Tomato spotted wilt virus: showing green and yellow mosaic patterns, often circular

Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV)


Minor. The incidence of infected plants is usually low. Plants infected early may be stunted and produce few nuts. Plants infected after 40 days are usually not stunted, but some branches may be affected.


Dark brown markings on leaves, similar to leaf spot. Some of these are shaped like eyebrows.


By thrips.

Management options

None needed.

Chemical registrations and permits
Check the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority chemical database and permit database for chemicals registered or approved under permit to treat this disease on the target crop in your state or location. Always read the label and observe withholding periods.