Image Number: 5357375

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Description:
Sunflower plants with  white mold infection caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in the field. The fungus mycellia are the white mass around the base of the stem.
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Helotiales
Family: Sclerotiniaceae
Genus: Sclerotinia
Subject: Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Helianthus
Subject: Helianthus spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Sunday, May 11, 2008