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Aster Yellows
Phytoplasma

  • Leaves are small and yellow on a few to all stems
  • Flowers are small pale green to white and underdeveloped
  • Clumps of weak shoots known as witches broom develop throughout the plant
  • Infected plants are often stunted
  • Often one to a few random plants within a flower bed are infected while others remain healthy
  • More information on Aster Yellows

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