ascospore


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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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We found that these locations had the greatest probability of high levels of overwintering inoculum and serve as "canaries" for when ascospore release does occur.
The ascospores were reddish purple, lenticular, 5-6 x 3-4 [micro]m, and smooth.
It forms fruiting structures (stromata) producing conidia (asexual spores) and ascospores (sexual spores) around developing grass inflorescences, thereby preventing host flowering and seed set.
Discriminating factors seem to be, at contrary, the ascospore volume in tetrasporic asci and, overall, the enzyme electrophoretic pattern (Pacioni and Fantini, 1997; Pacioni and Pomponi, 1991).
The infections from germinating ascospores occur as discolored chlorotic spots on the surface of basal leaves on the vine.
On the basis of a study of coprophilous fungi from Zulia state, Venezuela, one specie of the family Coniochaetaceae, with cleistothecial ascocarp and ascospores with germ pore was isolated from dove dung.
hypoxylon commonly produces viable conidia and ascospores in natural populations, the frequency of infection of new host plants by spores appears to be low (Diehl 1950; Clay 1994).
57 mm, lips more or less open exposing a narrow red disc; pseudoparaphyses hyaline, abundant, filiform, branched, longer than asci; epithecium ferrugineous to red-brown, 3 % KOH staining purple; asci cylindrical-claviform, (4-)8-spored, 110-180 x 14-20 [micro]m; ascospores reddish brown, uniseriate to biseriate, muriform, appearance not parenchymatic, with 4-6 transverse and 1 longitudinal septa, ellipsoid, constricted at the median septum, 16-26(-28) x 8-10 [micro]m.
The ascospore have rough wall, reddish brown in color with a diameter of 4.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of fungicides and a biological product based on Trichoderma harzianum on the inhibition of the carpogenic and ascospore germination of S.
Terminal hairs with 4-7 close spirals accompanied with a few long, flexuous hairs, forming a relatively compact head, Ascospore size 6-7.