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Identify this problem with Pole Beans

Saturday, 07 Apr 12 Sunny 19°C / 66°F

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My newly grown pole beans have developed a series of white patches in the leaves- seem to have been there when the leaf was growing, so the sharply defined borders can be puckery. I have thought of leaf miners, but the patches are broad and not trails as I’ve seen in leaf miner damage in the past. Any ideas?

2,3 top and bottom views of one spot.
1,4,5 Other pictures of spots.


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Day 48

East Pole beans

Phaseolus vulgaris

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  • Tralamander

    Tralamander wrote:

    Looks like the work of some sort of Leaf Miner. :)

    Posted on 08 Apr 12 (about 3 years ago)

  • flowerweaver

    flowerweaver wrote:

    I just read that lambsquarters is a good trap plant to distract leaf miners. Although most damage shows a trail, I saw some online that did not.

    Posted on 08 Apr 12 (about 3 years ago)

  • halhurst

    halhurst wrote:

    Thanks to both of you- I have removed the damaged leaves and moved on to worrying about other things.

    Posted on 12 Apr 12 (about 3 years ago)

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