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Bean Choclate Spot



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Bean Choclate Spot

Usually appear in

Spring and summer.


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Caused By:-     The Fungus Botrytis fabae

Description

Brown spots appear on the leaves of broad beans. Streaks may also appear on the stems, pods and flowers. Severely affected plants may die or at least yields will be reduced. Damp and wet conditions help the spread. Picture by T.L. Forsberg, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org.
See these other Grey Moulds and Botrytis fungi Botrytis, Grey Mould, Lettuce Grey Mould, Lily Disease, Onion Neck Rot, Peony Wilt, Rose Grey Mould, Snowdrop Grey Mould, Strawberry Grey Mould.


Control

Allow free air circulation as much as possible and grow on well drained soil with a high potash fertilizer. Spray with a fungicide.



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