Bacterial fruit blotch of Watermelon – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Bacterial fruit blotch of Watermelon

Bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon irregular lesion.

Figure 1: An irregular dark lesion can be observed on the top of this watermelon fruit caused by bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon.

cracked lesion of bacterial fruit blotch

Figure 2: Watermelon is cracked probably due to secondary infection of a lesion of bacterial fruit blotch. Note leakage of fluids has dripped down side of fruit.

Another bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon photo.

Figure 3: A large, spreading lesion due to bacterial fruit blotch is seen on the top of this watermelon. Note cracking of lesion.

Leaf lesions of bacterail fruit blotch of watermelon.

Figure 4: Leaf lesions of bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon may be irregular.

Bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon leaf lesions.

Figure 5: leaf lesions of bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon can be irregular.

seedling lesion of bacterial fruit blotch.

Figure 6: Lesion of bacterial fruit blotch of watermelon seedling.

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