wisconsindead
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What is wrong with my Beans - wrinkled/discolored

These plants have been having some issues for a few weeks. For the most part, they've done OK. Its my first year really attempting beans. I have a lot coming in so I think I'll be OK, but I would like to know what is going on. I'm guessing some type of infection.
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Re: What is wrong with my Beans - wrinkled/discolored

Look on the underside of the leaves early in the morning for slugs and snails. If you find these fellers around, they are likely what is sucking on your leaves. There is slug control stuff available at garden stores.
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wisconsindead
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Re: What is wrong with my Beans - wrinkled/discolored

Anyone else have input?

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Re: What is wrong with my Beans - wrinkled/discolored

that is classic mosaic virus. get what you can this year. it is spread by insects. planting resistant varieties and controlling insects especially aphids is pretty much all you can do about it.

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