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Ash plant bugs
- Damage occurs during spring but will be present remainder of summer
- Feeding cause speckled, pinprick whitish or yellowish discoloration; does not cause leaf drop
- Severe feeding can result in brown, dead areas, especially along edges of leaflets
- Nymphs bright red, then turn yellowish or brownish
- Adults brown and yellow with heart-shaped mark
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- Tan to brown irregular spots on leaves, often causing leaves to be curled or deformed
- In severe infection leaves may wilt and fall off, part or all of the tree may lose its leaves
- Common on young leaves in cool wet spring weather
- Lower leaves and leaves in the inner canopy are often infected first, or most severely
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- Yellow to bright orange wart like spots on leaves and green stems
- Clusters of tiny cup like structures grow out of spots and release powdery orange spores
- Leaves and stems may be bent or twisted where infected
- In severe cases leaves may turn brown and fall off (very rare in MN)
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- Powdery white coating on leaves, green stems, and buds
- Common on lower leaves and leaves that are shaded
- In severe infections leaves may curl or turn yellow (rare)
- More information on Powdery Mildew...
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White Ash Mosaic Virus and many others
- Random pattern of yellow and shades of green on leaves
- Blocky white or yellow irregular spots or rings on leaves
- Leaves may be distorted or unusually shaped