Insufficient Soil Moisture

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Taxonomy
Kingdom:
Other damage agents
Phylum:
Other damage agents
Class:
Other damage agents
Order:
Abiotic
Family:
Other abiotic damage
Common Names
drought

Author: Mary E. Burrows


Cause

Environmental (drought)

Occurrence

When there is insufficient soil moisture to support plant growth

Key Symptoms

  • Rolling of leaves
  • Brown, dry leaves
  • Shredding of leaf tips due to wind damage


Problem

Insufficient soil moisture to support plant growth.

Management Approaches

Rain or irrigation.


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