Image Number: 1317029

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Symptoms
Description:
Pods of Theobroma cacao in central Costa Rica display symptoms of the fungal disease black pod. This disease causes pods to rot on the cacao tree during the last stages of ripening.
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Field

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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Chromista
Phylum: Oomycota
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
Subject: Phytophthora spp. De Bary

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Malvales
Family: Sterculiaceae
Genus: Theobroma
Subject: Theobroma cacao L.
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, March 4, 2003
Image last updated:
Friday, December 22, 2006