DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Frost-damaged sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) crop. Heap of harvested sugar beet that has been exposed to hard frost during a particularly cold winter. The roots are blackened in places by bacterial rot. This rendered the crop useless for processing and the beet were subsequently chopped, spread back on a field and ploughed in. Photographed in Norfolk, UK, in January 2011.
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