dodder (Cuscuta spp. ) on burley tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (burley type)) - 1440014

Cuscuta sp. L.

Host: burley tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (burley type) L.)
Description: Dodder appears as a conspicuous yellowing thread or vine intertwined among the stems and leaves of tobacco and other plants. The vine is actually a parasitic plant that derives its food from the host plants. This parasite may appear either in the bed or field but is most common in the bed.
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Name: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Slide Set
Organization: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Country: United States

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