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Tipburn - Vegetables

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tip burn on bean plants

Leaf tips and edges turn tan or brown. This is usually due to sudden water loss by the leaves. This may be aggravated by high soil fertility, sunny weather, nutrient deficiencies and insect/mite damage (leafhopper burn-see above photo). Maintain adequate fertility levels and water regularly and deeply.

tip burn chard
Tip burn on chard from a calcium deficiency

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