Image Number: 5369029

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Symptoms
Description:
When the fungus first infects the leaf, it produces a dark green spot. As the infection process continues,the spots turn papery thin and can drop out. Spots can also enlarge and have a bull's eye look to them.
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Laboratory

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Image location:
Kentucky, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Ceratobasidiales
Family: Ceratobasidiaceae
Genus: Rhizoctonia
Subject: Rhizoctonia solani J.G. Kühn

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (burley type) L.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Image last updated:
Monday, November 3, 2008