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Offline SecondRow_Sean

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Re: Aphid Problem
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2014, 07:38:10 AM »
Finally got a chance to take some pics. Here's what my magnum looks like, the columbus is better but still has some of the same issues:












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Re: Aphid Problem
« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2014, 07:54:55 AM »
kind of looks like wind damage. has it been windy? otherwise those look like good healthy plants.
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Re: Aphid Problem
« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2014, 07:58:21 AM »
kind of looks like wind damage. has it been windy? otherwise those look like good healthy plants.

It's been very windy the last few weeks. It seems like I may be getting worried for nothing?

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Re: Aphid Problem
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2014, 07:59:53 AM »
kind of looks like wind damage. has it been windy? otherwise those look like good healthy plants.

It's been very windy the last few weeks. It seems like I may be getting worried for nothing?

I think perhaps you are. the leaves look uniformly green and healthy just a bit tattered. this could become a problem if too much of the leaf surface is damaged the plant will be less able to manufacture energy.
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Re: Aphid Problem
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2014, 08:09:22 AM »
kind of looks like wind damage. has it been windy? otherwise those look like good healthy plants.

It's been very windy the last few weeks. It seems like I may be getting worried for nothing?

I think perhaps you are. the leaves look uniformly green and healthy just a bit tattered. this could become a problem if too much of the leaf surface is damaged the plant will be less able to manufacture energy.

Good to know, thanks for the help.

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Re: Aphid Problem
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2014, 10:03:34 AM »
I second wind damage. Those leaves look damaged but not "eaten" to me. Definitely not aphids because as mentioned, aphids pierce and suck, not chew.