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How will I know when my green beans are done producing?

Bean    Indiana

I would like to plant a fall garden and I have limited space. I don't see hardly any little beans hanging on my green bean bushes so I'm wondering if they are finished. Can I pull the bushes and plant more?

Asked by: JoLyn Graf (1 point)   Posted:July 22, 2013

2 answers    4295 views

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What's eating my young scarlet runner beans?

Bean    Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

My scarlet runner bean plants are healthy and growing very well. However, I have noticed that as soon as the flowers have died, the immature bean which would normally develop suddenly disappears! No beans! I suspect a predator rather than a disease. Any ideas?

Asked by: Stu Barber (1 point)   Posted:July 24, 2015

1 answer    1708 views

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How to grow kidney beans successfully?


I am extension specialist here. Farmers of my area are cultivating kidney beans for the first time. Some farmers have sown the crop at commercial level , can you suggest a good fungicide spray as the conditions are favorable for fungal diseases. Crop is one month old.

Asked by: Gurdip (1 point)   Posted:February 20, 2016

2 answers    957 views

Unknown disease on pole beans
Disease on my pole beans

Bean    None Given

Does anyone know what this is on my beans? And how I should treat it?

Asked by: Chris (1 point)   Posted:July 21, 2017

1 answer    655 views

Bean problems

Bean    None Given

I have few problems in my bean plants. Some have like a deficiency, i presume its potassium but i'm not sure. the other image shows some has white coating its not mildew, this white thing is on other plant leaves as well.

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:March 22, 2015

1 answer    1749 views

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Bush beans

Bean    None Given

Bush beans reach first leaf stage then stall for four weeks then die with wilting leaves. could it be a fungus. Also affecting tomatoes and potatoes

Asked by: Andrew Biesbroek (1 point)   Posted:July 14, 2016

1 answer    654 views

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Companion cropping corn with beans


Has anybody ever tried planting corn and beans? I'm thinking the three sisters minus one, allowing pole beans to freely climb the corn. I've heard mixed reviews so I'd like to get some advice on this before trying it if possible. If you have tried it, what spacing did you use?

Asked by: David Brewer (3 points)   Posted:March 15, 2013

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Planting Area
Bush Beans Contender: Identification of Plant Disease

Bean    South Africa

I have sown (direct) Contender bush beans on 31 October, with germination starting around 6 November. The plants are now on average 15cm high. I have done preventative spraying for red spider mite on 10 Nov - applying Makhro Seizer 100 and Makhro SK Eco Oil. The application was done early morning...

Asked by: Chris (2 points)   Posted:November 15, 2017

2 answers    1690 views

Colorless leaves

Bean    None Given

Apparition of a colorless bands and spots on several leaves, I think that is more of a mineral deficiency, what do you think? and Thank you.

Asked by: Yacine Torche (2 points)   Posted:September 20, 2016

1 answer    1130 views

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Technical information for cultivating beans


I need technical information and guidelines on the step by step cultivation of beans. i have been able to acquire several hectares of land and now I want to cultivate beans on it. Please, what are the steps I must follow?

Asked by: ADEBANJO JOSEPH PAUL (1 point)   Posted:January 13, 2015

1 answer    1509 views

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Disease of bean

Bean    Mizoram, India

The younger leaves are brown/rust colored, cup shaped, pods are small and black in color, Can it be a viral disease?

Asked by: Lalnunpuii Parte (1 point)   Posted:August 21, 2014

1 answer    1633 views

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bean seedling

Bean    Nigeria

wants to know everything about the bean seedling

Asked by: george (1 point)   Posted:June 16, 2019

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Green bean-white coating in pod
Thick white layer in the pod

Bean    None Given

I've noticed a thick-ish white layer inside the pods of the beans that wasn't there in the first two harvests. I haven't noticed any mold or disease on the leaves or the beans, just this layer inside. The plants seem a bit healthy aside from some bug-eaten leaves, and are continuing to germinate...

Asked by: Mark Goodenow (1 point)   Posted:August 6, 2016

1 answer    906 views

What are these bugs on my bean plants?

Bean    None Given

These are on my bean plants. What are they? Look like ladybug. Could they be causing these holes?

Asked by: Camille (1 point)   Posted:May 18, 2016

3 answers    1778 views

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Bush bean spacing

Bean    None Given

How many bush beans can I grow productively in 1 square foot? I am reading that 9 will fit but this seems like quite a lot of plants for the space. Does anyone have experience of square foot gardening? How many bush beans have you managed to grow in one square?

Asked by: Angie Hayes (1 point)   Posted:May 24, 2013

3 answers    3737 views

What is going on with my bean plants?

Bean    None Given

What is going on with my plants? It's mainly on the green bean plants. What should I do?

Asked by: Camille (1 point)   Posted:May 1, 2016

1 answer    1873 views

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Mosaic virus on runner beans

Bean    South Wales

For the first time on our allotments a number of plots seem to have attracted runner bean mosiac virus. what causes this and how can we cure it?

Asked by: David Edwards (2 points)   Posted:June 15, 2014

1 answer    2348 views

Help please

Bean    None Given

My yellow bush beans died and when I pulled them out I found this on the roots. Do you know what it is? And what can I do about it.i have pole beans in the same place, are they dying too or can I save them? Is the rest of my garden safe?

Asked by: Susan (1 point)   Posted:July 19, 2016

1 answer    869 views

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Aphid problem

Bean    None Given

How do I get rid of aphids? I think they are eating holes in my greenbeans.

Asked by: Camille (1 point)   Posted:May 17, 2016

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The top leaves
Rusty color spots on the long bean plant leaves

Bean    NYC

Can anyone tell me what is causing the rusty brown color spots on the long bean plant? I tried cleaning it but it doesn't rub off. I see tiny black spots on the bottom side too. How can I get rid if it? Should I remove all of the affected leaves?

Asked by: michelle (5 points)   Posted:July 24, 2014

1 answer    2101 views

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bean diseases

Bean    Bungoma County,

how do i differentiate between bean rust and blight

Asked by: Gladys Ntango (1 point)   Posted:October 18, 2019

1 answer    11 views

My blue lake bush beans
Bluelake bush beans

Bean    None Given

Could you please tell me what you think this is?Iv not seen anything like this before in my many years of gardening.The weather here in Oregon has gone from the 80s one week to the 60s the next with lots of rain.Could this be the problem?I do believe I planted a bit earlyer then years past,that...

Asked by: Tracy lane (1 point)   Posted:May 25, 2016

3 answers    1770 views

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Bean    uganda

What causes wilting of beans despite the fact that there is enough moisture in the soil

Asked by: Musau (1 point)   Posted:October 11, 2016

1 answer    760 views

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Advice on planting lima beans


I started out growing bush lima bean for canning. I had some plants turn yellow and not growing as well. I also had mold. I could see it on leaves. There were also some insects around in bunches. I hear if I grow another type of plant I could grow it alongside my beans that might help me get max...

Asked by: Matthew Harris (1 point)   Posted:February 20, 2013

1 answer    2259 views

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How do you keep weevils from destroying beans if you don't have a freezer?

Bean    northern California

Every year I find a few weevils in one or two varieties of beans when it's time to plant them. I know the usual way to prevent eggs from hatching is to make sure the beans are dry and then put them in a chest freezer at 0F for a few days. But I was wondering how bean seed was protected before...

Asked by: Tanya in the Garden (128 points)   Posted:April 4, 2013

3 answers    12285 views

what happen to my bean? what should I do?


what happen to my beans? Is anyone know what should I do? this is first time I try to grown something . :) should I use some Sevin dust?

Asked by: Viv (1 point)   Posted:July 14, 2017

1 answer    1069 views

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Bean and pea rhizonium bacteria

Bean    None Given

Aloha, I am looking for a product I used to get for pea and bean problem. It was a powder packet where you pour a little into the seed packet to inoculate the seeds. I have not been able to find it anywhere on this Island Maui. Maybe you could direct me to the name of such a product and where I...

Asked by: Petra kelliher (1 point)   Posted:March 21, 2016

1 answer    684 views

Bug infestation
What bug is this in Broad Bean?

Bean    Nepal

Hello. I am distraught to see these small black bugs infesting my precious plants. What are these? Are these bugs specific to this plant? Do they have any natural predator/repellent? How do I get rid of them? I don't want to use anything that may pollute my plant or soil (example pesticides, and...

Asked by: Parikshit (1 point)   Posted:January 27, 2018

4 answers    1495 views

Pole bean leaves
Help please

Bean    None Given

Can anyone tell me what's wrong with my pole beans please. The leaves I cut off were very curled and crispy around the edges.

Asked by: Susan (1 point)   Posted:July 19, 2016

1 answer    986 views

Two weeks old common bean plants.
Two weeks old common bean plants

Bean    Zamorano, Honduras

Brown dry lessons in two-week old common bean plants

Asked by: Cristian F. Quispe (1 point)   Posted:July 22, 2016

2 answers    1056 views
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