scurf (Monilochaetes infuscans ) on sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas ) - 1563425

Monilochaetes infuscans Halst. ex Harter

Host: sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: Scurf on roots still attached to stem.  Notice that scurf is more prevalent on the stem end of the roots than on the root end.  The stem on which the roots developed is heavily infected and is the source of inoculum to infect the edible roots.  (Jewel Nov77)
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: North Carolina, United States

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Name: Charles Averre
Organization: North Carolina State University
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Thursday, January 22, 2009
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