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    Beet Curly Top Virus

    NebulaHaze 's weekly newsletter is always a good read. I look forward to it every week. This week I was surprised to see a piece about BCTV. Take a look at the pics. I had this happen on my last grow. The symptoms described in the article fit my plants to a tee. The affected buds grew as described. The whole plant was not affected. Two plants, same tent, one affected worse than the other. I thought I had some bad auto seeds but doubted that because of where they came from (ILGM). I'm bothered but also I'm glad to know that my plants had a virus just to clear the air about what happened. I am a little perplexed as to how my plants became contaminated. I did not see any leaf hoppers, as described in Nebula's newsletter, or any leaf damage that would make me think I had bugs. I grow in coco/perlite. The only thing I can think of bug related is I did have a few fungus gnats in my photo tent and perhaps I cross contaminated. Maybe they are the culprit, IDK. But I did not have any BCTV damage in that tent though, so I'm not sure. I thoroughly wipe down my tents and grow equipment between grows. I have not used bleach, maybe I should. I'm putting this up just to confirm that BCTV is real and not just something that we see in a picture.
    Last edited by golfnrl; 09-18-2023, 06:06 PM.
    Auto/Photo Tent: Gorilla 2x4x7'11" HLG 350R, Infinity 4" w/Carbon Filter, Coco 50/50 perlite
    Autopot system
    : 1 Scarlet Grapes & 1 Scarlet Sunset
    Photo Tent: Gorilla 4x4x7'11" HLG Scorpion R, Infinity 6” w/Carbon Filter, Coco 50/50 perlite, Autopot system: Idle at the moment
    Nutrients: CX Horticulture - full line for both tents

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