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Bedding Plant Diseases

Bedding plant production has become a specialized, energy-efficient, and highly-profitable business. The short period of time between seeding and selling the crop leaves no room for mistakes. Plant diseases cannot be allowed to reduce the quantity of plants for sale or to reduce plant quality by stunting plants or spotting the flowers and foliage.

Edema is a disease that affects geraniums, causing leaves to yellow and die. It is thought to be due to adverse environmental conditions. Therefore, it does not spread from plant to plant.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Impatiens diseases.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Marigold diseases.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Pansy diseases.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Petunia diseases.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Primula diseases.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Snapdragon (Antirrhinum) diseases.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Verbena diseases.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Zinnia diseases.