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  • Image: Apple Scab 1
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Cucumber Mosaic Virus and Beet Curly Top

  • Young leaves are affected first but eventually the whole plant becomes yellow and stunted
  • Leaves may be mottled or have a mosaic pattern of greens and yellows
  • Leaves are misshapen, usually curled and deformed
  • More information on Virus
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  • Image: Apple Maggot 1
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Root Rot Complex
Pythium spp., Rhizoctonia solani, Aphanomyces cochlioides

  • Leaves turn yellow and eventually wilt
  • Roots have dark sunken areas and few or no root hairs
  • Fluffy, white to grayish brown fungal growth may be present on rotted areas of the root
  • More information on Root Rot Complex

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