Image Number: 1563459

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Description:
The fungal pathogen is often called Diplodia tubericola, occasionally Botryodiplodia theobromae.  The rot is firm and moist.  Look for locules in the stromatic tissue near the surface.  It has been a serious storage rot disease that develops rapidy. 
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Laboratory

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Image location:
North Carolina, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Dothideomycetes
Subclass: Dothideomycetidae
Order: Incertae sedis
Family: Botryosphaeriaceae
Genus: Lasiodiplodia
Subject: Lasiodiplodia theobromae (Pat.) Griffon & Maubl.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Ipomoea
Subject: Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Image last updated:
Tuesday, June 22, 2010