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Acyrthosiphon pisum, Aphis fabae

  • Minor to moderate feeding on leaves does not cause any noticeable symptoms
  • Large numbers feeding on leaves can cause wilting or death of plant
  • Feeding on pods can cause them to curl, shrink, and partially fill
  • Plant may be stunted
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Red clover vein mosaic virus (RCVMV), Bean yellow mosaic virus (BYMV)

  • Leaf veins turn yellow or white
  • Leaves have a yellow to white mottled or mosaic pattern
  • Plant may be stunted
  • The number and size of pods can be reduced, pods may be malformed
  • Premature death of plant may occur
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