D, E: Chlamydospores
--CL, macroconidia--MA and monophialides--MF, obtained in MALT 2%.
Four-kilo pots were loaded to 1/3 of all with sterilized soil which was infested by chlamydospores
of Fom (race 1-2) in top sections with a combination of sterile sand-soil (1:2 v/v).
Isolates which produced chlamydospores
on rice and corn meal agar were 28 (47%) in which two were not identified as C.
On MEA media, fungi presented highly dispersed micelial growth and exhibited very limited chlamydospore
and conidia formation (Table 5).
When Knox and his colleagues fed chlamydospores
on a daily basis to 4-5 month old sheep, they found that the average egg count in treated sheep was reduced to about one-third that of untreated controls.
production and germ-tube formation by auxotrophs of candida albicans.
cutaneum were presumptively identified to the species level by using germ tube test, high temperature (45[degrees]C) tolerance test, carbohydrate fermentation test, urease test and by microscopic examination of chlamydospore
, pseudohyphae, budding yeasts and arthroconidia production on Rice Extract Agar (REA) medium.
On observing Gram staining from SDA and Blood Agar plates, Candida species appeared as gram positive budding yeast cells with Pseudohyphae, Chlamydospore
Key factors influencing chlamydospore
germination of rice kernel smut.
All yeast isolates were initially identified by germ tube and chlamydospore
formation as C.
Then its growth was examined for colony morphology on Sabouraud's Dextrose Agar and chlamydospore
production on Cornmeal tween 80 agars.
Shapes of macroconidia and microconidia, the morphology of conidiogenous cells, the production of chlamydospore
, and the growth of culture, all isolates were identified as F.