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about 2 hours ago

papaya leaf deficiency

My papaya leafs are drying and falling off at first I removed all the affected leaves and disposed them but it all started again after some times. I have other papaya plants but...

0 answers · 3 visits

1 day ago

Why my star ruby grapefruit has deformed leaves?

Hi there! I bought this star ruby grapefruit 2 months ago. It arrived with these deformed young leaves. After some days appeared the chlorosis and after a spray of...

0 answers · 35 visits

1 day ago

Need help identifying this pest/disease

Not sure if the white flecks are insects, eggs or spores. I have two lemongrass plants. The white flecks have only infested the much younger plant . - finally managed to get...

3 answers · 62 visits

1 day ago

Why my grapefruit and pomelo have rolled up leaves?

Hi there! In September I bought two plants of Pomelo e a Oroblanco grapefruit. When they arrived I noticed that their basal leaves were rolled up. What can it be according...

0 answers · 36 visits

1 day ago

Chili turning brown

What could be the cause and what will be a good solution? We have already incurred losses for the past 3 months. We tried fungicide but did not help. Thank you.

1 answer · 13 visits

2 days ago

Hole in side of early eggplants

The first fruit from the plant seems to exhibit this opening of the flesh. New fruit has matured much quicker, without this issue. I did observe some stink bug eggs on a...

Melbourne, Australia
1 answer · 47 visits

3 days ago

I want to grow a coconut to produce a coconut tree.

Can I plant a green coconut that has just fallen from the tree or do I need to wait for it to 'ripen' and turn brown? I can hear the liquid sloshing inside of both the brown and...

1 answer · 33 visits

3 days ago

Does my pineapple plant have a disease or am I over/under watering it? Help!

I bought a pineapple plant last August and have had trouble finding good instructions on how to care for it. Over the past 2 months some of my pineapple plants leaves have...

0 answers · 51 visits

4 days ago

Browning leaves and one stem.

At the top of the tree the leaves are not brown and it growing really well, should I remove the brown leaves? Also, as you can see it has on stem straight up, just now it is...

3 answers · 74 visits

8 days ago

Brown spots on aloe vera plant.

Brown spots all over my aloe vera. This started several years ago and despite my efforts, it has only gotten worse. It's a very old plant and I don't want to loose it. I'm...

1 answer · 97 visits

10 days ago

Missing leaves - another form of "skeletonized"

Section by section, leaves on my four-year old scarlet runner bean plant completely disappeared. Pod production had begun. No debris or worm droppings on the ground. I clipped...

San Francisco
1 answer · 82 visits

11 days ago

Pomegranate dataset

Could you please share fruit and leaves image data set of pomegranate for its disease identification.

1 answer · 69 visits

12 days ago

Sick guava tree

I grew my tree from a seed about 2 years ago. Ever since transplanting it to my backyard from a pot, almost all leaves end up with holes. The fruits are also getting eaten by...

0 answers · 71 visits

13 days ago


These infected papaya trees have been reported recently from my farm and I don't know what is wrong with them so please tell me the name of the disease and the casual organism...

1 answer · 81 visits

13 days ago

Worm leaves eater

How can I combat this kind of insect without using strong chemicals or poisons?

1 answer · 59 visits

14 days ago

What can cause surface maceration of cucumber fruit in greenhouse?

Mature fruits of cucumber grown on hydroponics under optimal conditions (industrial glasshouse, winter rotation) became sticky and smell like semi-fermented (fresh-salted)...

1 answer · 69 visits

15 days ago

leaf miners

can you eat leaves that have been affected by leaf miners

1 answer · 44 visits

19 days ago

When to prune a fig tree

Hello, after a freeze 2 years ago then the following season my fig tree did not bear fruit. Then the following Fall, the fruit was very tiny. It seems to be coming back but...

2 answers · 87 visits

20 days ago


What could be the cause of cracking the fruit of guava

1 answer · 60 visits

20 days ago


The leaves of my guava shows this kind of lesions. Can anyone tell me what is the cause and how to control it ?

0 answers · 81 visits

20 days ago

Did I pruned my pecan the right way?

Hi there, I have this 2 year old Kiowa pecan plant planted in March 2016. I pruned it last week. Now I wonder if I cut it too low. Should I have cut it a little bit...

1 answer · 74 visits

22 days ago

HELP!!! Help me identify these brown spots on my aloe plant

I've had this plant for over 6 years and feel like it's one of my children. I believe it's over 10 years old and had been in great health up until 4 months ago. It started...

Massachusetts USA
2 answers · 163 visits

22 days ago

How to treat asian pear (nashi, Apple pear, pyrus pyrifolia)?

Hi there, Can someone tell me how to treat diseases of Asian pears? When and what kind of chemicals are used against diseases? Thank you!

1 answer · 94 visits

25 days ago


I am in Somalia, with tropical climate, I often encounter this problem on my citrus, I did not know how to prevent it at the beginning, and when it first appeared, what should I...

0 answers · 119 visits

27 days ago

leaf miners

what type of insecticide do I use for leaf miners on basil leafs and basil plants

0 answers · 86 visits