conidia


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co·nid·i·a

(ko-nid'ē-ă),
Plural of conidium.

conidia

(kō-nĭd′ē-ă) conidium
Asexual spores of fungi.
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The immature conidia were hyaline, aseptate, and oval-shaped and had thick cell walls, while the mature conidia were dark brown, septate and had thin-cell walls with vertical striations.
notatum IBGE 03 after 48 h in CM1 containing molasses as carbon source, yeast extract nitrogen source, temperature 40 C, inoculum size 4x106 conidia and agitation rate 50 rev/min are plotted (Fig 3.
The conidia differ from Drechslera by having a central cell, that is, darker than the end cells, a thinner cell wall, narrower septations between the cells, and a distinct curve.
In addition, the Beauveria blastospores killed silverleaf whitefly nymphs25 percent faster and with just one-fourth the number of spores than conidia produced with current commercial production methods.
The combined use of entomopathogenic fungi with diatomaceous earth is advocated not only to enhance the relative effectiveness of both substances (Lord 2001) but the dust formulation of the fungus ensures easy handling of the conidia, prolonged or unaffected conidial viability (Akbar et al.
Traumatizing agents may be of plant or animal matter, and may either directly implant fungal conidia in the corneal stroma, or abrade the epithelium.
were observed for germination at 400 X magnifications for each treatment and 100 conidia were observed randomly in each field.
Pompano Beach, FL) to examine for fungal hyphae, conidia, and spores under a microscope (Sanchez-Pena 2005).
harzianum forms a colony with white mycelia, but it became green when forming conidia and conidiophores.
It's the conidia that germinates with pollen and infects the fruit slowly, as it develops, which is why there's no way to tell if a bush has mummy berry until its fruit fails to ripen.
1 g of dry conidia evenly spread on a cotton velvet cloth covering the inner side of a cylindrical plastic tube (95 x 48 mm diam).
Cultures were examined 72 hours after planting; the growing colonies were analyzed under the microscope (at 40X) and those that showed conidia and mycelium similar to those described for PNF were purified.