pest advisory Bacterial leaf spot of lettuceBacterial Leaf Spot of Lettuce

What is it?
Bacterial leaf spot is a new bacterial disease that affects lettuce. It was discovered in Trinidad in 2012. Bacterial leaf spot is devastating as losses reported are 80-100%.
What do I look for?
It appears as a water-soaked spot irregularly shaped, brown to black in appearance. Spots can coalesce to exhibit a blighted appearance

 

 

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