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The former is a yellow spot or bump on the white of the eye, and the latter, also known as surfer's eye, is a fleshy growth that can spread to the cornea and affect vision. Jill U. Adams,, "For Your Eyes: Sunglasses Even On A Cloudy Day," 31 May 2018 The former is a yellow spot or bump on the white of the eye, and the latter, also known as surfer’s eye, is a fleshy growth that can spread to the cornea and affect vision. Jill U. Adams, Washington Post, "Why it’s important to wear sunglasses on both cloudy and sunny days," 26 May 2018 Cold weather did not stop the chinch bugs; inspect yellow spots and treat if needed. Tom Maccubbin,, "June in the garden," 26 May 2018 My azaleas and Japanese andromeda get yellow spots. Ellen Nibali,, "Garden Q&A: How to keep lace bugs from turning your plants yellow," 17 May 2018 To easily spot water damage, Nations said to look at all the walls and ceilings, trying to spot any discoloration — yellow spots on a white wall — that might signal a water leak. Danielle Braff,, "House hunters, be wary: 7 seemingly small flaws may point to a money pit," 7 Mar. 2018 Rumors swirled after a picture taken by Reuters photographer Yuri Gripas appeared to show a yellow spot on the South Lawn of the White House where the tree had previously stood. Saskya Vandoorne And Judith Vonberg, CNN, "Tree planted by Trump and Macron removed and placed in quarantine," 30 Apr. 2018 Broccoli: Avoid broccoli with pale or yellow spots. Jennifer Farley, charlotteobserver, "The produce aisle cheat sheet you shouldn't shop without | Charlotte Observer," 10 Apr. 2018 Answer: Squash bugs can cause yellow spots, browning or wilted leaves on cucumber, squash, pumpkins or melons. Melinda Myers, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Start early to prevent or minimize squash bugs," 23 Feb. 2018

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