Herbicide injury - glyphosate (Roundup)
Foliage turns from pale green to yellow, turning brown with death.
Other herbicides may cause similar symptoms.
Minimal exposure can result in yellow streaking in deformed leaves several weeks after exposure.
Plants affected will be near areas where weeds were sprayed with the herbicide resulting from drift or spotting during application.
No corrective measures are available.
Avoid use of non-selective herbicide near strawberry field. Avoid pesticide application during wind. Use large droplet size and low pressure to avoid drift.
Funding was provided in part by the National Sustainable Agriculture Program: Sustainable Strawberry Initiative and the following sources.
Publication date: June 26, 2014
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