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What is the disease of eggplant leaves?
Phytophthora blight (caused by Phytophthora capsici or P. nicotianae) is a water mold that may attack eggplant roots, leaves, stems, or fruit. Symptoms include dark streaking on the upper branches of the plant, followed by the rapid collapse of the plant and death.
What causes brown leaves on eggplant?
Eggplant leaf spot and fruit rot, caused by the fungus Phomopsis vexans, is a destructive fungal disease that affects primarily fruit, stems, and leaves. Left uncontrolled, phomopsis blight in eggplants can cause the fruit to rot and become inedible. Read on for more information about blight in eggplants.
How do you treat eggplant?
Eggplants can be grilled, steamed, braised, stir-fried, deep-fried and roasted. For a smoky flavour, turn whole eggplants over an open flame on the barbecue or stovetop until the skin is charred, then scoop out the flesh. Choose eggplants with smooth and shiny skin that is even across the surface.