How to Manage Pests

UC Pest Management Guidelines

Dry Beans

Sunscald

(Reviewed 1/18, updated 1/18)

In this Guideline:


SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS

Sunscald symptoms first appear as small water-soaked spots on upper surfaces of leaves, stems, or pods that are exposed to the sun. These spots are generally close together, turn reddish brown, and form large spots on affected plant parts.

COMMENTS ON THE DISORDER

This condition is caused by exposure to intense sunlight or high temperatures. These conditions occur following periods of high humidity and overcast skies.

MANAGEMENT

None available.

PUBLICATION

[UC Peer Reviewed]

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Dry Beans
UC ANR Publication 3446

Abiotic Disorders

C. A. Frate (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
P. Gepts, Plant Sciences, UC Davis
R. F. Long, UC Cooperative Extension, Yolo County

Acknowledgment for contributions to Abiotic Disorders:
A. E. Hall (emeritus), Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
R. M. Davis (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Davis
R. L. Gilbertson, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
S. R. Temple (emeritus), Plant Sciences, UC Davis

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