Leak of potato

Leak, also known as water rot, causes spongy, wet internal rot of tubers. The diseased flesh is clearly demarcated from healthy tissue by a dark boundary line. In advanced infections, hollow cavities form and all that remains of some infected tubers are tuber shells with thin papery skins.

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Presence among species

AgentsSusceptible host
Andean potato mottle virusSolanum tuberosum (Pythozome V13)
Pythium ultimumSolanum tuberosum (Pythozome V13)