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Choanephora (Flower blight) on Zinnia (Zinnia sp.)


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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

The fungus Choanephora is listed as causing a flower blight disease on zinnia but it is noted as a problem seen more often in the deep south.

5369045
Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

The fungus appears as silvery threads on the blighted flower.

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Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

The fungus appears as silvery threads on the blighted flower.

5369047
Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

Conidiophore (silvery thread of fungus) with conidia on an enlarged head.