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Lightning injury.

Strawberry fruit

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

Similar Problems


Additional Information

Damage may be associated with irrigation system or deer fencing.

Diagnostic Tips

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

Corrective Measures

None available.


No management options 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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Research Specialist
Horticultural Science

Publication date: July 1, 2014

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