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Bleached Leaf Tips on New Stand -- Disease?
Agronomy question asked by Travis in Ballard County 6 months ago.
This plant was seeded in the fall of 2019. The field has been sprayed about a week and a half ago with a tank mix of RoundUp PowerMAX, an azoxystrobin-based fungicide, and WeatherGard Complete adjuvant.
Nominal weevil and pest activity have been noticed.
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Usually at this time of year, bleached leaf tips on alfalfa are a sign of "environmental stress." Really just a function of cool weather, frost and then warm days. Rarely would this be a symptom of a disease. If whole stem where wilting then more likely a disease. So the best advice is to be patient.
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