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Nitrogen deficiency

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  • Image: Penicillium Decay

Penicillium decay
Penicillium hirsutum

  • Infected cloves rot before emergence, resulting in poor stand establishment
  • Young plants are stunted, yellow, and wilted
  • Plants remain weak and thin throughout season
  • Cloves have a blue-green fuzzy fungal growth
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