Cucumber Leaf Spot: Treating Angular Leaf Spot In Cucumbers

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Cucumber Leaf Spot: Treating Angular Leaf Spot In Cucumbers

By Teo Spengler Cucumber  is a popular vegetable to plant in home gardens, and it often grows without issue. But sometimes you see bacterial leaf spot symptoms and have to take action. When you notice small circular spots on the leaves, you are probably dealing with cucumber leaf spot. Read on for information about this disease and how to start treating angular leaf spot in cucumbers. About Cucumber Leaf Spot Cucumber leaf spot is also called angular leaf spot of cucumber. It is caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans. You’ll find pseudomonas syringae on cucumbers but also on other vegetable including zucchini squash and honeydew melon. Bacterial Leaf Spot Symptoms Pseudomonas syringae on cucumbers causes dark spots on the leaves. Look closely and you’ll find that they are water-soaked lesions. In time they will grow into large, dark blotches. These blotches stop growing when they encounter major veins

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