Phytophthora blight (Phytophthora nicotianae ) on Maryland tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (Maryland type)) - 5368705

Phytophthora blight
Phytophthora nicotianae Breda de Haan

Host: Maryland tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (Maryland type) L.)
Descriptor: Asexual Spore
Description: Asexual spore-producing bodies called "sporangia" of the fungus Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae. When the sporangia is hollow-looking it has produced zoospores and they swam away in search of susceptible host tissue.
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: Kentucky, United States

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Name: Paul Bachi
Organization: University of Kentucky Research and Education Center
Country: United States
Series:Black shank (Phytophthora parasitica var. nicotianae) on Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum)

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