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    Bacterial Leaf Spot Disease

    bacterial spot

    Bacterial leaf spot disease produces small, dark irregular spots on tomato and pepper leaves as well as other crops. Leaves infected with bacterial leaf spot eventually turn yellow and drop off. Because bacterial leaf spot can cause the defoliation of a host plant developing fruits can suffer sunscald. Small, dark, wartlike raised spots with slightly […] More

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    Late Blight Fungus Disease

    Late Blight Phytophora fungus 1

    Late blight is a fungus disease that can infect tomato and potato plants. The disease spreads rapidly and will likely destroy the infected plant in a few days. Wind- and water-borne fungal spores can quickly spread to other plants—including eggplants, and peppers. Late blight commonly strikes when nights are cool and moist and days are […] More

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    Early Blight Fungus Disease

    Early blight

    Early blight is a fungal disease that targets tomatoes in particular but also hits potatoes, peppers, and eggplant. Early blight can infect plants at almost any time during the growing season. It is most prevalent in regions where there is high humidity and when temperatures are greater than 75°F. Fungal spores carrying the disease are […] More

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    Septoria Leaf Spot Fungus Disease

    Septoria Leaf Spot

    Septoria leaf spot is a fungal disease. It is one of the most destructive tomato plant diseases and affects a wide range of other vegetables and garden plants as well. Septoria fungal leaf spot is most severe in regions where warm, wet, humid weather extends over several days to weeks. Disease range: Throughout North America […] More

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    Rust Fungus Disease

    Rust on Raspberry Leaf

    Rust is a fungal disease that attacks many vegetable and fruit crops and ornamental plants as well. Rust fungal spores are commonly carried on moist winds until they land on plant leaves, stems, flowers, or fruits. The spore pustules multiply creating a rusty-colored coating of spores. The coating of spores can eventually cover leaves and […] More

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    Damping Off Plant Disease


    Damping off is the term gardeners use to describe the wilting and death of seedlings just before or just after they emerge from the soil. Damping off is caused by a fungus or mold that thrives in cool, wet soil conditions. Seedlings that suddenly collapse or fall over or bare spots in containers or in the […] More