Infected tomato mol the goods returned to the country of origin.
Illustration REUTERSВ Odessa discovered the South American tomato moth in arrived from Turkey almost 20 tons of tomatoes.

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As reported the UNIAN in head Department of Rospotrebsoyuz of Ukraine in Odessa region, malicious organism is discovered on April 9 when carrying out phytosanitary control of imported goods.

Your goods returned to country of origin – Turkey.

Reference to UNIAN. South American tomato moth (Tuta absoluta Wier) damages plants of the Solanaceae in any phase – from start of germination to full maturity of the crop. Besides tomatoes, it damages the eggplant, peppers, Cape gooseberries, potatoes and many wild and ornamental plants of the Solanaceae. It is able to survive and produce offspring under any conditions, anywhere and at any time of the year where soon will be. Tomato moth develops very quickly. Can cause yield losses up to 100%.