Leaf Spots

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Leaf Spots

Leaf Spots
Type:Fungi and Bacteria

Leaf Spots are circular lesions found on the leaves of plants, caused by either bacteria of fungi.

Symptoms and Signs[edit]

Initial infections are small, circular spots, usually with a differently colored zone on the outer edge. Severe cases cause distorted leaves or blight.

Life Cycle[edit]

Spores or bacteria overwinter on fallen leaves or buds. Growth is favored by moist conditions on the leaf surface.

Host Range[edit]

Most of the pathogens are quite selective.