Growing snap beans in the home garden

Published: Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 09:12 AM.

Diseases that may attack beans include anthracnose, bacterial blight, mosaic, root rot and rust.  If possible, rotate the location of beans in the garden to reduce the incidence of soil-borne diseases that can build up over time.

Insect’s pests of beans include aphids, thrips, leafhoppers, loopers, caterpillars and stinkbugs.

For more information on growing snap beans contact the Gulf County Extension Service at 639-3200 or visit our website or www. and see IFAS Publication CIR 1231, PPP38, HS 188.

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