Image Number: 5389819

Potato rot nematode Ditylenchus destructor enters carrots and initially causes small white mealy spots just below the surface that are only visible if the skin is removed. As the infestation progresses there are often secondary invasions of fungi, bacteria, etc.
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Vestfold County, Norway


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematoda
Class: Chromodorea
Order: Tylenchida
Family: Anguinidae
Genus: Ditylenchus
Subject: Ditylenchus destructor Thorne, 1945


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Daucus
Subject: Daucus carota ssp. sativus (Hoffm.) Arcang.
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Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Image last updated:
Monday, March 9, 2009