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  • Sunscald on green pepper.

    Protect your peppers from sunscald

    KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. – Sunscald is an abiotic symptom on peppers. It is caused when direct sun burns the tissue of exposed pepper fruit, usually on the shoulder or side of the pepper. Once damaged, a fruit cannot grow out of, or recover from, sunscald. A dense plant canopy can protect developing fruit from the intense UV rays of the sun. To help protect pepper fruits from sunscald and maintain healthy, vigorous plants throughout the…

Stinkbugs on corn.