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Q.I Have Planted Some Sweet Potato Slits. The Plants Grow Great For A While Then Develop Whitish/clear Bumps On The Leaves.

Zone Easley, SC | Anonymous added on August 21, 2022 | Answered

What are these bumps? Are they dangerous? How do I get rid of them? Please advise. Thank you very much.

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Answered on August 29, 2022

The photo blurs when I try to zoom in but it could be edema (oedema). The cause is usually a watering problem. This article will help you decide what to do:


Also, watch out for aphids and mealybugs, which also attack sweet potato vines.

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