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Pathology, stains. Castanea sativa - stained by contact with soil containing iron. The tannin reacts with the iron. This discolouration occurs in the dead roots of castanea killed by 'ink disease' (Phytophthora).

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Pathology, stains. Castanea sativa - stained by contact with soil containing iron. The tannin reacts with the iron. This discolouration occurs in the dead roots of castanea killed by 'ink disease' (Phytophthora).
Date Taken: 15th March 1956

Photographer: Tom Peace
Copyright: Crown Copyright
Credit line: Forestry Commission / Tom Peace

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