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I have looked at your pictures but did not see anything on my problem. I have a 2,500 sq. ft. tomato garden that is located 40 miles south of Dallas and 4 miles west of I45. Out ranch is located directly on the south Ellis County and the north west Navarro county line. I have quite a few different varieties. Known pests present are rabbits, grasshoppers, and birds..

My problem is that up to about 25% of the tomato is eaten off almost smooth on one side, like a sander had hit it. Some of these tomatoes are as tall as 24" above the ground. The ones eaten are full size and ripe.

While I do use some fertilizer, I do not use pesticides on my garden.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Jim Mecom

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