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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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The white, fleshy pulp surrounding the large seed of the fruit of rambutan is quite delicious. The plant that produces this fruit is susceptible to a serious fungal canker disease called “corky bark.” ARS scientists used specimens in the U.S. National Fungus Collections to determine that a little-known fungus was the cause.


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Last Modified: 6/24/2013
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