zoospore


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zoospore

 [zo´o-spōr]
a motile spore, such as an asexual flagellate of certain algae and lower fungi, or a minute sexual or asexual flagellate or ameboid spore produced by certain protozoa.

zoospore

/zoo·spore/ (zo´o-spor) a motile, flagellated, sexual or asexual spore, as produced by certain algae, fungi, and protozoa.

zoospore

(zō′ō-spor) [″ + sporos, seed]
A motile asexual spore that moves by means of one or more flagella.

zoospore

a motile mitospore; a motile, flagellated, asexual spore, as produced by certain algae and fungi, and Dermatophilus congolensis.
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Resting propagules are comparatively large and heavy, and as such they don't disperse as well as other spore types such as sporangia or zoospores (Judelson and Blanco 2005).
We transferred fresh grass blades, with [greater than or equal to] 10 vesicles per blade containing numerous zoospores, to the plates holding 5 mosquito larvae per well (total of 30 larvae per plate).
Once the fungus's life cycle is complete; each sac-like structure produces a pinhead-size discharge tube, This tube pokes through the tadpole's skin, releasing tens to hundreds of zoospores into the water.
Diquat and glufosinate are not recommended with adjuvants either, as this may jeopardise crop safety and efficacy, but they can and should be mixed with blight fungicides with known zoospore activity, especially when used in a split dose sequence," concludes Andy Leader.
5) Sporophylls with sori over all of the sporophylls surface releasing zoospores.
Remaining aliquots were determined for direct count of protozoa, and fungal zoospores according to the methods described by Galyean (1989) using a haemocytometer (Boeco, Singapore), and three groups of bacteria (cellulolytic, proteolytic, and amylolytic bacteria) were determined using roll-tube technique (Hungate, 1969).
In addition to low nutrient level affected by the Kuroshio current, abiotic factors such as suspended and deposited particles that have a lethal effect on survival of zoospores, and germination and gametophyte of E.
Perkinsus marinus has a nonphotosynthetic plastid in the biflagellate zoospore stage (Perkins 1996).
Induction of zoospore formation in Thai isolates of Pythium insidiosum.
The inoculum was maintained on ice to delay zoospore release until after inoculation and to ensure a uniform sporangial concentration with time (Jones et al.