Basil issues

Hello everyone!
Our basil was growing great, but after pruning it, it started becoming black. It still has several leaves, so not sure what could be wrong. Any ideas?

Thank you so much for any advice!

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That really does not look good. How old is the plant pod? It may be aged and seriously rootbound- that would explain such severe aging. Other than that I would suspect lamp burn, but, other plant pods look really nice.

Thanks for your reply @Mirjam, plant is 52 days old. When we opened the lid to see the plant we did not see any root issues, however we so some worms at the very bottom:

Parsley started to brown as well and we also found a couple of tiny transparent bugs. When looking into the parsley, the roots look kind of rotten:

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Hi @Toorcam,

Seems you have fungus gnats living in your plant pods. And yes, unfortunately, they tend to damage roots quite heavily.
As the damage is already done, it would be wise to discard those pods asap and carefully monitor other plant pods aswell, clean the garden and fill the tank with fresh water. If there is no serious infection, using a 3% hydrogen peroxide solution would help to get rid of them. If you see any tiny black/dark gray flies around the plants- kill them asap.

Thank you so much for the response. Do we add the hydrogen peroxide to the water tank? Also de we need to throw away all the plans on the house or can we still save them?

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In the tank, but especially on the soil surface. The safest way to get rid off them is to through those plant pods out.

If you have other pot plants at your house, just allow the soil to dry and solidify. Fungus gnats cant survive in dry conditions. Also, make sure there is no stagnant water anywhere e.g. in the kitchen, bathroom or under flowerpots.