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Roots in saturated soil may asphyxiate with ethanol accumulation.  Affected roots often have water soaked appearance with dark eyes.  When cut open have a sweet odor, reduced latex flow, glossy appearance and rot in storage.  Large root at left is healthy.  (Nov77, cv.Jewel )
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Kingdom: Other damage agents
Phylum: Other damage agents
Class: Other damage agents
Order: Abiotic
Family: Other abiotic damage
Subject: asphyxiation


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, July 12, 2011