Witches broom fungus (Crinipellis perniciosa ) on cacao (Theobroma cacao ) - 1317028

Witches broom fungus
Crinipellis perniciosa (Stahel) Singer

Host: cacao (Theobroma cacao L.)
Descriptor: Sign
Description: A branch of a cacao tree in western Ecuador killed by witches’ broom disease. Protruding from some leaf midveins are whitish fungal structures that send thousands of spores onto other trees
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: James A. Saunders
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Tuesday, March 04, 2003
Image Information last updated on Friday, December 22, 2006