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Need help identifying a basil pest

Posted by mhagney none (My Page) on
Fri, Dec 28, 12 at 16:26

I have a pest on my hydroponic lemon basil, I believe it's a sucking variety but I can't seem to find any insects or identify it from these markings. Does anyone know what I might have?

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RE: Need help identifying a basil pest

looks too big for a single bug ..

and if there were a million of them ... you would find them

is this in a bright window.. sun.. and could a drop of water have lingered on it??? or some other fairly liquid substance ...

does the injury look to be on the front.. or back of the leaf???


RE: Need help identifying a basil pest

I'm no expert, but it looks like bruised leaves to me. Basil leaves are very tender and susceptible to brusing that results in darker spots on the leaves.

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