blastospore


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blastospore

 [blas´to-spor]
a spore formed by budding, as in yeast.

blas·to·co·nid·i·um

(blas'tō-cŏ-nid'ē-ŭm),
A holoblastic conidium that is produced singly or in chains, and detached at maturity leaving a bud scar, as in the budding of a yeast cell.
Synonym(s): blastospore
[blasto- + conidium]

blastospore

(blăs′tə-spôr′)
n.
A fungal spore produced by budding.

blastospore

a spore formed by budding, as in yeast. Called also blastoconidia.
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Transition from blastospores to hyphae is an integral part of biofilm formation.
Liquid culture production of desiccation-tolerant blastospores of the bioinsecticidal fungus Paecilomyces fumosoroseus.
Blastospore and hyphae were counted by observation under a phase contrast microscope, according to the criteria described by Taweechaipapong et al.
The researchers discovered that they could produce stable, effective blastospores of Beauveria and Isaria in 2 to 3 days under appropriate LCF conditions with cottonseed flour medium.
Control disks were handled identically, except that no blastospores were added.
On the three types of media, the spores produced yeast-like blastospores that continued to germinate, forming whitish, yeast-like colonies.
Blastospores can be cultured for use in sprays to control leaf-feeding pests like aphids as easily as microsclerotia for use in granular formulations to control soilborne insects, like root maggots.
After the vehicle treatment, the control groups showed visible Candida blastospores and pseudohyphae infiltrating epithelial cells and the number of visible microorganisms increased with time.
Hyphae result from the germination of blastospores and are characterized by parallel walls at the point of germ tube emergence, absence of constrictions, and the development of true septa (Vale-Silva et al.