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ascospore

 [as´ko-spor]
a spore contained or produced in an ascus.

as·co·spore

(as'kō-spōr),
A spore formed within an ascus; the sexual spore of Ascomycetes.
[G. askos, bag, + sporos, seed]

ascospore

a HAPLOID spore resulting from MEIOSIS in the ASCUS within the fruiting body of ASCOMYCETE fungi.

ascospore

the sexual spore of Ascomycetes.
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To enhance the perithecial and ascospores development, the ascospores were treated by adopting the method used by Yu (1954), which used 0.
2) has shown that significant ascospore release can occur when the temperature is above 45[degrees] F and the bark is wet.
MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF CORTICOLOUS LICHEN ASCOSPORES IN THE COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN
The carpophores, ascospores and mycorrhizas were identified with a stereoscopic microscope (Leica WildMZ8) and a microscope (Leica LeitzDMRB) following the descriptions and recommendations proposed by Agerer (1987-2002), Montecchi and Sarasini (2000) and Riousset et al.
High concentrations of two groups of fungal spores, basidiospores and ascospores - emitted from such sources as mushrooms, moulds, and rusts on plants - had a significant association with early wheezing at age 2.
However bacterial spores and the ascospores of heat-resistant molds are generally considered pressure-resistant.
This genus is characterized by possessing black coloured cleistothecia; broadly clavate asci, and hyaline smooth, thin walled ascospores possessing De Bary bubbles since no other cleistothecia genus is known with this characteristics, the genus represents, the first report of Coprotiella venezuelensis Delgado, Urdaneta and Pineiro in the world [5].
Chitinous fungal palynomorphs, resistant to destruction, are represented by ascospores, fruit-bodies and hyphopodia (van Geel & Aptroot, 2006).
nidulans in clinical microbiology laboratories is commonly based on the characteristic microscopic morphology, the production of hulle cells, or the production of ascospores.
Sclerotinia head rot tolerance was determined by inoculating ten plants per plot with a suspension of 5000 ascospores m[L.
38 19 19 Unidentified hyaline 38 1,527 38 75 75 conidia/spores Aspergillus/ 547 132 57 Penicillium group Ascospores 170 19 38 Fusarium/Fusarium- 75 like group Alternaria spp.