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White Powder on Plant Leaves

ppat324 added on August 12, 2011 | Answered

I am noticing a white powder (not mold or mildew) on my plant leaves. It has spread to other plant leaves. What is it, how do I get rid of it, and can I still eat the vegetables?

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Answered on August 13, 2011

Sounds like powdery mildew. The vegetables are fine to eat with thorough washing. The following article should be of some help to you:

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