Photo 1. Sterile crust of Phellinus noxius on the outside of cocoa trunks. The brown crust has a distinct white margin.
Photo 3. Bracket belonging to Phellinus noxius on a forest tree left for shade adjacent to the cocoa tree with a sterile "stocking" (seen in Photo 1).
Brown root rot
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Diagram APSnet Education Center. Brown root rot. The American Phytopathological Society. (http://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/intropp/lessons/fungi/Basidiomycetes/Pages/BrownRootRot.aspx).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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