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Pox lesions are crusty, crater shaped and may penetrate 5mm or more into the fleshy root and have an earthy taste.  Infection often starts where a small root is attached  (cv.Jewel, Apr80).
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North Carolina, United States


Kingdom: Monera
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Subclass: Acidimicrobidae
Order: Acidimicrobiales
Family: Streptomycetaceae
Genus: Streptomyces
Subject: Streptomyces ipomoeae (Person and Martin 1940) Waksman & Henrici 1948


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Genus: Ipomoea
Subject: Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
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Thursday, January 22, 2009
Image last updated:
Tuesday, September 7, 2010