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Yellow/beige spots on tatume squash

Post  Tbites on 7/1/2012, 9:28 am

I'm trying to figure out what might be causing this ?

The plant seems to be doing well overall but a few of the leaves are yellowing and seem to be drying out slowly.

- I don't fertilize (besides compost tea) and always bottom water.
- I see no signs of SVB and read that tatume is supposed to be resistant to it anyway.
- Spotted a striped cucumber beetle this morning, but see no evidence of eggs under the leaves.
- Seems to only be affecting older leaves. Could it just be sunscald from light morning rain ? :scratch:

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Re: Yellow/beige spots on tatume squash

Post  camprn on 7/1/2012, 9:32 am

It looks like sunscald, but I am not sure what it is. Maybe the leaf is just getting old. I know that cucumber beetles are vectors for disease and I have a heck of a time keeping up with them. Good luck!

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