Image Number: 1563665

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Damage
Description:
Blister caused by boron deficiency appears as raised purple/brown spots.  Scurf spots may be similar but are not raised.  Spotting may occur internally especially near the vascular ring.  Blister may develop in storage.  (Feb92, cv. Hernandez)  
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Laboratory

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Image location:
North Carolina, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Other damage agents
Phylum: Other damage agents
Class: Other damage agents
Order: Abiotic
Family: Nutrient deficiency
Subject: boron deficiency

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:
Tuesday, November 2, 2010