canteloupe plants - Knowledgebase Question

San Jacinto, Ca
Question by fdpullen
August 16, 2010
What are the little black spots on the under side of the leaves of my cantaloupe plants and what should I do about them? Thanks, Frank


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Answer from NGA
August 16, 2010

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I can't tell for sure without examining the leaves, but the black spots could be aphids or they might be damage from squash bugs or might even indicate the first signs of a disease. Try washing them off. If they move, spray them with insecticidal soap. Hope this helps!

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