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Eggplant > Fruit > Inside of fruit is discolored

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  • Frost Damage/Chilling Injury 1
  • Frost Damage/Chilling Injury 2
  • Frost Damage/Chilling Injury 3

Frost Damage/Chilling Injury

  • Leaves look water-soaked and soft, then turn black
  • Surface of fruit appears bronzed
  • Seeds and inside of fruit are brown
  • Fruit becomes soft water-soaked and rots
  • Leaves show injury immediately, fruit may not show symptoms for 5 to 7 days
  • Eggplant is more sensitive to cold than tomatoes and peppers

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