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Fusarium-infected root cortex

Caption:
Electron microscopy of the fungus that causes Fusarium wilt in bananas (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense) invading the cortex of a banana root.
Keywords:
Disease, Fungal disease, Fungus, Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense, Fusarium wilt, Panama disease, Pathogen, Root
Date shot:
April 2012
Locality:
Piracicaba
Province/State:
Sao Paulo
Country:
Brazil
Photographer:
Lanzoni Rossi, Mônica / CENA, University of Sao Paulo