Is it Ozone Damage?
Before you go out in the field to look for ozone damage to milkweed, and when you double check your leaf samples back in class, remember to review the classic ozone injury symptoms.
Ozone injury is always:
Ozone injury will never:
And, don't forget that most leaves will have multiple types of damage and that most damage is caused by insects, diseases, nutrient problems or heat stress, rather than ozone.
Okay, now that you've reviewed the classic ozone injury symptoms, follow this slide show and view different milkweed leaves. Can you tell if it's ozone injury?
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