Questions about: Diseases

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Diana
Answer: Dear Diana, Thank you for sending the photo – it really does help. The disease is called Apple Scab. It can also be known as black spot whi...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 02:23PM, 14 Nov 2011
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Kristine
Answer: Hi Kristine, Yellow leaves on your hibiscus could indicate nutrient deficiency. If you have not already done so, feed your hibiscus with a fertili...
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Answered: 04:06PM, 11 Nov 2011
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Brian
Answer: Dear Brian, From the photo you sent, your protea looks well established and appeared to be going quite strongly. Something must have happened to c...
Answered: 11:42AM, 10 Nov 2011
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Daniel
Answer: Hi Daniel, Tomatoes are susceptible to a disease called target spot. Dark-brown spots develop on the leaves and the fruit can have a spot near the ...
Category: Diseases
Tags: Tomato
Answered: 04:32PM, 09 Nov 2011
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Russel...
Answer: Hi Russell, Late blight (Phytophthora infestans)on potatoes shows as a darkening on the leaf margin which enlarges and becomes dark brown. The fung...
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Answered: 11:35AM, 09 Nov 2011
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Russell
Answer: Hi Russell, The slightly yellow leaves on the bean seedlings may indicate the need for some fertiliser. A gentle feed with Yates Uplift organic liq...
Category: Diseases
Tags: Beans
Answered: 04:10PM, 08 Nov 2011
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Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, Chilli and capsicum plants can be affected by target spot (Alternaria solani) which starts as a black spot on the leaf. The disease is wor...
Category: Diseases
Tags: chilli
Answered: 10:43AM, 08 Nov 2011
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Mike
Answer: Hi Mike, It would be great if you could send a photograph of the caterpillars infesting the bark of your Chinese Tallow tree for identification. S...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 01:47PM, 02 Nov 2011
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Nadine
Answer: Dear Nadine, It is difficult to know what is happening to your trees without a little more information. There is an insect which does attack olive ...
Answered: 11:41AM, 01 Nov 2011
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Nicole
Answer: Dear Nicole, It does sound like you have rose scale on the stems of your roses. This scale is mainly found on the stems and branches. You don̵...
Category: Diseases
Tags: scale, roses
Answered: 01:55PM, 27 Oct 2011