The primary damage from leaf diseases is a loss of vigor through reduced leaf area. Fungal diseases of the leaf may occur as soon as the first leaves unfold in early spring and continue until dormancy in the late fall.
On highly susceptible varieties these diseases can cause significant economic damage.
Strawberry leaf diseases pictures. Strawberry feather leaf strawberry feather leaf graft transmissible agent of unknown relationship non graft transmissible virus like disease. Choose disease resistant cultivars adapted to your location. The causative organisms are also listed.
Is this the beginning of powdery mildew. List of strawberry diseases. It is all foamy.
First strawberry of the season was picked in western wa. The outer leaves suffer first turning brown and wilting then the entire plant becomes stunted wilts and will eventually die. Strawberry plants are susceptible to several fungal diseases that affect the leaves and green areas of plants.
Conduct an online search for the most prevalent strawberry diseases in your region and then pick a strawberry variety that is resistant to all or most of those diseases. Strawberry pests diseases in the uk. Leaf diseases of strawberries are effectively controlled when the practices outlined below are followed.
Outer leaves of strawberry plants are brown and wilted this can be caused by the disease verticillium wilt. Strawberry is the name given to several plant species in the genus fragaria including fragaria vesca wild strawberry fragaria grandiflora fragaria magna fragaria chiloensis and fragaria ananassa or fragaria x ananassa which are grown for their edible fruitstrawberry is an herbaceous perennial in the family rosaceae. This article is a list of diseases of strawberry fragaria ananassa bacterial diseases.
It is caused by a fungus in the soil. When i noticed at the base of one strawberry below the leaves it looked as if someone had spit on the underside of the leaves. Jump to navigation jump to search.
If outbreaks of these leaf diseases become significant the plants will become weakened. The disease will infect single plants and move to others as the infection advances. Leaf blight leaf scorch common leaf spot and angular leaf spot are discussed.
Select strawberry varieties that are disease resistant. The plant has a short stem and trifoliate leaves which form a crown. The table at the end of the page lists the disease reactions to leaf spot and leaf scorch of 22 strawberry cultivars commonly grown in illinois.
Strawberry plant leaf diseases are also reviewed. The best way to prevent strawberry diseases is to plant disease resistant strains. I am unable to find any strawberry pictures of diseases that comes close.
Pictures of each are presented to aid in the correct diagnosis. Common leaf spot of strawberry also known as mycosphaerella leaf spot ramularia leaf spot strawberry leaf spot birds eye spot gray spotness and white spot is a common fungal leaf disease that affects both wild and cultivated strawberries throughout the world. The diseases weaken the plants resulting in an economic loss for production farmers.