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Diseases in beans

Chocolate spot

Chocolate spot can cause extensive damage in crops as a consequence of the wet weather in June.   Read more here.

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Botrytis occurs on all kinds of dead and dying plants and crop debris.  Affected tissues rot and become covered with a grey furry mass, especially in wet conditions.  Read more here.

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