Wind shuttles spores released from a gall on an apple tree to a cedar tree in order to complete the life cycle of the devastating cedar-apple rust.
By The Scientist Staff | July 15, 2013
FLICKR, JEFF FORTENBERRY
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July 15, 2013
Hmmm, interesting looking apple tree there...I suspect the caption has the wrong tree as releasing the spores.
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