Colony color ISOLATE PDA CMA MALT Fus-01 Pink White White Fus-02 Light pink White Purple Fus-03 Light pink White White and purple Fus-04 Light pink White Violet TABLE 7--Length, width, number of septa and shape of macro and microconidia, and production of chlamydospores
of Fusarium oxysporum isolates.
On the other hand a surprising result was obtained where 36 strains failed to produce germ-tube and out of these 2 were positive for chlamydospores
coupled with results of carbohydrate assimilation and chromogenic agar these were identified as C.
musiformis strains showed a higher production of chlamydospores
than Arthrobotrys genus strains (Table 5); however, statistical analysis showed no significant differences (p=0.
that is observed microscopically for the presence of yeast cells, pseudohyphae and chlamydospores
albicans in producing both germ tubes and chlamydospores
, has since been recovered from the oral washings of approximately 25% of 94 HIV-positive Irish patients with or without AIDS and 3% of 150 HIV-negative Irish persons (3,4), which suggests that this species belongs to the indigenous microflora of the oral cavity, albeit in a minority of healthy persons.
Tremendous variation was observed with respect to spore size and arrangement of chlamydospore
It can be efficiently used as spores (especially, conidia), which are more tolerant to adverse environmental conditions during product formulation and field use, in contrast to their mycelial and chlamydospore
forms as microbial propagules (Amsellem et al.
The periphery of the granules was dense with septate branched fungal filament with spherical chlamydospore
as compared to the center.
Based on morphological characterization, the foot rot pathogen exhibited globose oogonia with paragynous antheridia, chlamydospore
, torulose hyphae and lemon shaped sporangia with long pedicel.
4mm Mycelial Light yellow Conidial wall Smooth colour Conidial Slight green colour Chlamydospore
No Spore 12 Hours Germination time Table 3.
All the Candida isolates thus obtained were identified and speciated based on colony morphology, germ tube production, colony colour on HiCrom agar, chlamydospore
production on corn meal agar (Dalmau plate technique), growth at 45[degrees]C, carbohydrate fermentation and carbohydrate assimilation pattern.
Biotyping of Candida species was performed using Germ tube Test, detection of Chlamydospore
formation on Corn Meal Agar and Hi Chrome Candida differentiation media.