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Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Lightning Injury

A circular patch of affected plants (3- 20 m or 10- 66 feet in diameter) suddenly appears in the field.  Plants may wilt and die.  Plants toward the outer edge may show less damage.

Lightning injury (tomato) Lightning injury (tomato) Circular patch of peppers damaged by lightning Stem of tomato plant damaged by lightning Tomato plants in a row damaged by lightning Cantaloupe and plastic mulch damaged by lightning
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