Phytophthora root and crown rots (Phytophthora spp. ) on cacao (Theobroma cacao ) - 1317029

Phytophthora root and crown rots
Phytophthora sp. De Bary

Host: cacao (Theobroma cacao L.)
Descriptor: 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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Image location: United States

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Name: Christopher J. Saunders
Country: United States

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