Cercospora Leaf Spot

Leaf spot caused by a fungal disease that infects many vegetable crops. 

Physical Description

Spots tend to have dark edges, as symptoms progress, centers may drop out of the spots leaving a shothole effect.

Species & Taxonomy

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Lifecycle

 

Plants Affected

 

Plants Unaffected

 

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Signs & Symptoms

Whole Plant

Leaves

Flowers

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Fruit

Roots/Tubers

How to Positively Identify

 

Treatment

Prevention & Control

 

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