[NAFEX] Vein chlorosis in paw paw seedling
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Tue Aug 3 11:19:05 EDT 2010
My pawpaws definitely get pale when they are in strong light. The less
light they get, the darker green the leaves, at least here at 5000 ft
elevation. They don't look like yours, though, which are dark green with
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On 8/2/2010 7:39 PM, Alexander Brands wrote:
> Has anyone seen vein chlorosis in paw paw seedlings? I started
> several paw paw seeds this spring, and one of them has very obvious
> yellowing of the veins in the older leaves:
> There are also some little brown spots along the yellowing veins:
> This seedling was grown from a seed of a Susquehanna paw paw.
> Chlorotic leaves with green veins seems to be a common pattern, but I
> can't find any info on the web about this pattern of chlorosis being
> associated with a nutrient deficiency. I've found examples this
> symptom associated with a viral infection in other plants, but it
> seems unlikely that a first year seedling growing inside my house
> would have a viral infection.
> I'm guessing its some sort of genetic bad luck, but was wondering if
> anyone else has seen this kind of thing.
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