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- Fruit and stems may be swollen or distorted
- Some yellow to orange leaf spots may be present
- Tubular, white fungal spore producing structures protrude from fruit, giving it a spiky appearance
- Bright orange powdery spores may be seen on and around infected leaves and fruit
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- Larvae feed on upper leaf surface leaving the veins
- Damaged areas turn brown
- Tree can have a scorched appearance when populations are high; leaves can drop prematurely
- Larvae grow to ½" long, slug-like, slimy, shiny and olive green
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Juniper broom rust
- Leaf spots start as small yellow to orange spots with a red border and grow into large brown blotches with red margins
- Swollen yellow spots on leaf veins, petioles and green twigs
- Young shoots and leaves can turn completely brown due to a girdling infection on twig or petiole
- White tube-shaped spore producing structures form on infected twigs, petioles and the lower surface of leaf spots in July
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- White-gray, felt-like spots or patches on leaves
- Infected leaves may curl, twist or fold upwards
- Infected blossoms are distorted, discolored and covered in white powdery fungal growth
- Lower shaded leaves and small understory trees are most commonly affected
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