NC State Extension Publications

Problem

Clopyralid herbicide injury.

Strawberry plant with yellow newly expaded leaf.

Clopyralid injury on actively growing strawberry plant 5 days after application.

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Symptoms

Leaves with pale green color (chlorosis), interveinal chlorosis, stunted plants, necrotic flowers and petioles.

Similar Problems

Other herbicides such as glyphosate may have similar symptoms.

Additional Information

Strawberry plants may be damaged when clopytralid is applied above labeled rates. Discoloration may be observed within a few days and disappear.

Diagnostic Tips

Plants will usually grow out of injury.

Corrective Measures

No corrective measures are available.

Funding Sources

Funding was provided in part by the National Sustainable Agriculture Program: Sustainable Strawberry Initiative and the following sources.

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Author:

Research Specialist
Horticultural Science

Publication date: June 25, 2014

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