Identification: Ballooning beet greens?

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    claidav New Member

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    I noticed today that a couple of my beet leaves look blown up. Like little balloons. Google doesn’t have the answers! Does anyone know what this could be? I fertilize regularly.
     

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    vitog Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    That's the effect of leaf miners, larvae of the fly, Pegomyia betae.
     
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    Thank you!
     

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