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Pepper > Whole plant > Stunted plant

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Virus
Cucumber mosaic virus, potato virus Y, tomato spotted wilt virus and more

  • Leaves are mottled with yellow and light green patches
  • Leaves may be misshapen; unusually long and thin like a shoestring or curled and deformed
  • Fruit may have yellow blotches, mottling or brown rings
  • Plants are stunted even when neighboring plants look healthy and tall
  • More information on Virus...
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Frost damage/chilling injury

  • Entire leaves, young shoots or the entire plant may be completely discolored and wilted
  • Plant is wilted
  • Inside of pepper is brown
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