green beans - Knowledgebase Question

Mentone, Al
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Question by smithjk11
June 29, 2006
The leaves on the plant are turning yellow. What are some possible causes for this and how might I treat it?

Answer from NGA
June 29, 2006

Yellowing of bean leaves is usually caused by a root problem. Soil moisture extremes, root rot, or severe nutrient imbalances are among the more likely causes. Check out these factors by checking how moist the soil is a few inches deep, by pulling one plant to check for rotting roots, and by having a soil test done to evaluate nutrient content.

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