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Blackberry Cane Spot



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Blackberry Cane Spot

Usually appear in

Summer


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Caused By:-     The Fungus Elsinoe veneta

Description

Whitish-grey round shaped spots surrounded with a purple margin appear on the canes. Small black fungal fruiting bodies appear in the center of the spots. The canes then die back. Picture by Charles Drake, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org


Control

Cut out infected canes and spray with a propriety fungicide.



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