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Q.Limes with brown streaks in fruit

Anonymous added on September 29, 2015 | Answered

My limes develop brown streaks from flower to stem just as they get ripe. Why? I have problems with ants, scale and mold in limited locations, but the brown streaks are universal. I pulled 50 from the tree this week and 90% were effected. I am going to spray with a canola oil, but I have to wait for the hummingbirds to move on.

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Answered on September 30, 2015

Discolored streaks on citrus is referred to as tearstaining and is commonly caused by anthracnose. For more information, visit the following article:


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