Witches broom fungus (Crinipellis perniciosa ) on cacao (Theobroma cacao ) - 1319061

Witches broom fungus
Crinipellis perniciosa (Stahel) Singer

Host: cacao (Theobroma cacao L.)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: Pathogenic fungi that cause witches' broom on cacao tree limbs and trunks also attack pods, destroying the valuable beans inside.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Scott Bauer
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Monday, December 11, 2006