A.M. Varela & A.A. Seif, icipe
Is this a Minor Pest?
Minor Pest Title
Bacterial blight (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. vignicola)
Minor Pest Description
This disease appears as tan to brown angular leaf spots with yellow margins on leaves, pods, and stems. It may cause severe defoliation during periods of high humidity. It is seed-borne.
Minor Pest What to do.
- Use certified disease-free seeds.
- Avoid working in the fields when it is wet.
- Practise good field sanitation.
Minor Pest Position
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