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Lightning injury.


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Circular area with a defined margin containing dead plants with a scorched appearance.

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Additional Information

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Damage may be associated with irrigation system or deer fencing.

Diagnostic Tips

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All plants including weeds will be affected with no signs of a pathogen.

Corrective Measures

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None available.


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No management options are available.

Funding Sources

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


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Department Extension Leader, Small Fruits Specialist & Associate Professor
Horticultural Science
Research Specialist
Horticultural Science

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Publication date: July 1, 2014
Revised: March 21, 2024

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