Bean Plants
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Mold on My Black Bean Plants

Anonymous added on August 18, 2011 | Answered

I've noticed several of my black beans plants have mold on them. It has been very dry. We are in upstate NY. What shoud I do?

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Nikki
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Answered on August 19, 2011

It is sooty mold. It is a symptom of a pest problem. I recommend neem oil to treat it. It will kill whatever pest is on the plant and treat the sooty mold. Plus, it is organic and safe. Here is more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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