Image Number: 1563083

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Description:
Pythium Cottony Leak or Pythium Fruit Rot can be common during hot/wet weather in North Carolina.  Initially the fruit lesions are brownish, water soaked, and soft.  Often infection starts on tissue in contact with soil. 
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Field

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Image location:
North Carolina, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Chromista
Phylum: Oomycota
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Pythium
Subject: Pythium spp. Pringsh.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Violales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Cucumis
Subject: Cucumis sativus L.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Image last updated:
Monday, May 4, 2009