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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Image Number K9542-1

A branch of a cacao tree in western Ecuador killed by witches’ broom disease. Protruding from some leaf midveins are whitish fungal structures that send thousands of spores into the air and potentially onto other trees.


Photo by James A. Saunders.

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Last Modified: 8/28/2008
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