Agriculture: Dry Beans Pest Management Guidelines

Sunscald

Symptoms and Signs

Sunscald symptoms first appear as small water-soaked spots on upper surfaces of leaves, stems, or pods that are exposed to the sun. These spots are generally close together, turn reddish brown, and form large spots on affected plant parts.

Comments on the Disorder

This condition is caused by exposure to intense sunlight or high temperatures. These conditions occur following periods of high humidity and overcast skies.

Management

None available.

Text Updated: 01/18