Collar Rot in Tobacco Greenhouses
TB06 - Tobacco Disease Note No. 6
W. A. Gutierrez,  H. D. Shew, and T. A. Melton


Pathogen stuctures

Figure 19 (left)  Sclerotia (overwinter structure)
Figure 20 (right)  Sclerotium germination. The way that S. sclerotiorum sclerotia germinate in greenhouse pathosystem is the carpogenic germination. 

Figure 21.  A) Cross section of an apothecium, B) asci and acospores, and C) apothecium releasing ascospores.

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