Host: sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas
Description: Roots in saturated soil may asphyxiate with ethanol accumulation. Affected roots when cut open have a sweet odor, reduced latex flow, glossy appearance and rot in storage (Nov77, cv.Jewel). In sweetpotato, this condition is called "sour."
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: North Carolina, United States
Specimen in collection: No
Name: Charles Averre
Organization: North Carolina State University
Country: United States