Photo 1. Extensive rot over the entire corm (right), and plants lacking fine feeder roots (left), caused by the nematode, Radopholus similis.
Photo 2. External (right) and internal (left) appearance of corms affected by dry corm rot caused by the nematode, Radopholus similis.
Giant swamp taro corm rot
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Photo 3 Fred Brooks, Plant and Environmental Protection Services, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu.
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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