potato rot nematode (Ditylenchus destructor ) on carrot (Daucus carota ssp. sativus) - 5389820

potato rot nematode
Ditylenchus destructor Thorne, 1945

Host: carrot (Daucus carota ssp. sativus (Hoffm.) Arcang.)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: Potato rot nematode Ditylenchus destructor enters carrots and initially causes small white mealy spots just below the surface that are only visible if the skin is removed. As the infestation progresses there are often secondary invasions of fungi, bacteria, etc.
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: Vestfold County, Norway

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Name: Bonsak Hammeraas
Organization: NIBIO - The Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
Country: Norway

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