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- an infective stage of a plant PATHOGEN such as a fungal spore, by which the organism gains entry into a plant host.
- any part of an organism that is liberated from the adult form and which can give rise to a new individual, such as a fertilized egg or spore.
an ecological term; the minimum number of individuals of a species required to colonize an island.