Black Leg

Fungal disease that affects cole crops (broccoli, cabbage, mustards, etc) primarily in warm wet seasons.

Physical Description

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Species & Taxonomy

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  • Genus Species: Phoma lingam

Lifecycle

 

Plants Affected

  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Mustard (some)
  • Radishes (some)
  • Turnips

Plants Unaffected

 

Geographical Range

 

Signs & Symptoms

Whole Plant

Leaves

Flowers

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Fruit

Roots/Tubers

How to Positively Identify

 

Treatment

Prevention & Control

 

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Natural Enemies & Biological Controls

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Barriers

Traps

Sprays & Dusts

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