Neofusicoccum parvum infection of A. angustifolia seedlings (Bar = 1 cm in A, B, F). A, Seedling; B, Megagametophyte and cotyledons infected with the fungus; C, Scanning electron microscopy of infected megagametophyte tissue that surrounds the cotyledon; D, Starch grains covered by hyphae; E-F, Non infected tissues. All images were taken from plants/tissues after 50 days of germination. ct - haustorial cotyledon, se - seed, mg – megagametophyte, st - starch grain.
Dalmas et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:168 doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-168