Image Number: 1563601

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Symptoms
Description:
Bacterial soft rot on harvested root.  Often there is no external evidence that rot is inside the root.  This causes a problem in the cannery because graders do not discard them, (cv.Jewel, Sep76).
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Laboratory

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Image location:
North Carolina, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Monera
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Dickeya
Subject: Dickeya chrysanthemi (Burkholder et al. 1953) Samson et al. 2005

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:
Wednesday, September 22, 2010