southern blight (Sclerotium rolfsii ) on sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas ) - 1563481

southern blight
Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.

Host: sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: The circular lesions are crusty, 1-5mm deep, with sharply defined margin and can be popped out.  Infected tissue is bitter.  The lesions can be confused with those of Pox.  (cv.Jewel, Oct78)
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: North Carolina, United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Charles Averre
Organization: North Carolina State University
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1563481

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Image uploaded on Thursday, January 22, 2009
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