Photo 3. Late-stage infection of jackfruit fruit by Rhizopus stolonifer, showing the groups of spores (sporangia) on long stalks (sporangiophores).
Jackfruit Rhizopus fruit rot
Rhizopus stolonifer; previous names are Mucor stolifer, Rhizopus artocarpi, Rhizopus nigricans.
AUTHORS Grahame Jackson & Eric McKenzie
Information from Plantwide Knowledge Bank. (http://www.plantwise.org/KnowledgeBank/SearchResults.aspx?q=rhizopus&cb=2043). Photos 1,2&4 (taken by Eric McKenzie), and used in this fact sheet, appeared previously in McKenzie E (2013) Rhizopus stolonifer PaDIL - (https://www.padil.gov.au). Photo 3 Ellen Iramu, Honiara, Solomon Isalnds.
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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