Common Plant Diseases and Disorders

Find out how to recognize and treat wilt, scab, canker, blackspot and more.

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Apple and pear canker

Lesions appear on bark, and white fungus grows in summer on the wounds. Avoid growing plants on waterlogged soil. Cut out diseased wood and spray in autumn with a fungicide.

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