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Q.There Are Tiny Black Specks On My Lettuce Leaves That Will Rub Off. No Evidence Of Damage.Is This Caterpillar Poop?

Zone 92626 | Anonymous added on July 18, 2021 | Answered

I have several lettuce plants and they are on most of them. Some specs larger than others. Could not find any caterpillars. Also no leaf damage.

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Answered on August 5, 2021

If it wipes off, it could be some sort of insect poop. If not, I would be more inclined to say that it is an infection.

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