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Infection is usually seen on a group of plants in a float tray.  As the plants die and more air gets into this area, the advance of the fungus is limited by the less humid conditions created.
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Kentucky, United States


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


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum L.
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Friday, July 23, 2010
Image last updated:
Wednesday, March 30, 2011