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Beets, Beta vulgaris, are herbacious biennial root vegetables in the family Chenopodiaceae grown for their edible root. The plant is usually erect with a long main root and a...
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Leaf blight and wilting
What can cause such disease?

Beet    Moscow

I have two candidates (Fusarium and Verticillium) so far. Again, samples are not available.

Asked by: alex ignatov (33 points)   Posted:April 1, 2017

1 answer    225 views

Spot damage on the stalks of beet leaves.
Beet leaf stalks have hard brown spots

Beet    None Given

My beets have these symmetrical brown spots on the leaf stems. Leaves are fine, beets are fine. These spots are raised up (i.e. a side view will show a bump). Some look like...

Asked by: Joyce (1 point)   Posted:August 30, 2016

2 answers    407 views

Problem with beets

Beet    Canada

What's up with these beet leaves? They are really struggling.

Asked by: Jeremy Kirouac (3 points)   Posted:May 25, 2016

1 answer    561 views

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How to control blister beetles?

Beet    Orrtanna, PA

I've been having issues with Blister Beetles eating my Swiss Chard and beet greens. Does anyone have any advice on how to get rid of them?

Asked by: Elizabeth Weller (1 point)   Posted:September 6, 2014

1 answer    1390 views

Beetroot leaves really dry!


Hi, my beetroot leaves are really really dry, if I touch them they broke. It's been raining for days and today it was a sunny day, whats the problem? what do I do? should I...

Asked by: Romina (3 points)   Posted:November 22, 2013

3 answers    4272 views