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The bean stems and stalks are swollen and cracked. Young plants wilt, and old plants break easily.
Remove the affected pods.
Fine yellow mottling of upper leaves. Masses of small white insects fly from plant when disturbed
Pods are twisted and distorted, may be lumpy and have rusty marks near stalk end
Leaves have a yellow or mottled appearance. Large infestations create masses of spidery webs.
Leaves only, no flowers or pods
Solution: Feed with a complete fertiliser, like Yates Thrive Natural Fish Seaweed+ Plant Food Concentrate.
For broad beans, no pods can be as a result of cool conditions or lack of bees for pollination
Solution: Cool weather will encourage flowering and pod set. Plant bee attracting plants in the garden
For other beans, hot conditions can reduce pod numbers
Solution: In warm areas try sowing beans during cooler spring and autumn months.