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Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Test Your Knowledge- Peppers


Dark lesions on leaves of pepper

Start testing your disease identification skills by identifying the disease that caused these symptoms:

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Bacterial spot leaf symptoms start out as small, circular to irregular dark lesions.  As they become more numerous, they can coalesce and eventually cause leaves to drop off.  Symptoms can occur on all above-ground plant parts including stems and fruit.  Verticillium wilt typically begins with yellowing of older leaves, it does not produce spots on the foliage.

Verticillium wilt – advanced symptoms

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