Streptomyces soil rot (pox) (Streptomyces ipomoeae ) on sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas ) - 1563548

Streptomyces soil rot (pox)
Streptomyces ipomoeae (Person and Martin 1940) Waksman & Henrici 1948

Host: sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.)
Descriptor: Research
Description:  Breeding line from Louisiana L-462 is resistant to pox while the North Carolina NC-734 is susceptible.  Resistance to pox is important because soil treatments are expensive and not very effective.
Image type: Field
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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