Image Number: 5368930

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Symptoms
Description:
The spots on the top surface of the leaves are due to spores coming from cedar trees - the fungal stage at the bottom surface of the leaf opposite the same spot is the stage which produces spores which infect cedar trees.
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Laboratory

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Image location:
Kentucky, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Pucciniomycotina
Class: Pucciniomycetes
Order: Pucciniales
Family: Pucciniaceae
Genus: Gymnosporangium
Subject: Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae Schwein.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
Subject: Malus domestica Borkh.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Image last updated:
Monday, November 3, 2008