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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 other morphological forms are filamentous hyphae, arthrospores and conidia which show lesser production of cephalosporin.
bassiana (different than the one in our study) required 6 to 7 d to cause complete mortality on the cassava mealybug Phenacoccus manihoti Matile-Ferrero (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) when sprayed at a [10.sub.8] conidia per mL, greater than what we used herein.
Furthermore, genetic regulations of the induction of conidia in fungi have been properly studied by many authors (Roncal & Ugalde, 2003; Sun et al., 2012).
Conidia of Af (ATCC 13073, an organism originally isolated from a patient with invasive aspergillosis) were harvested after 4 days of culture on Sabouraud dextrose agar (Difco, Detroit, USA), filtered through sterile gauze, killed by heating in a water bath at 100[degrees]C for 1 h, washed with saline solution, and stored at 4[degrees]C.
Probit analysis of mortality and log-concentration of conidia using in the bioassay with two isolates against third instar larvae of D.
After dead host fungal will formation mycelial outgrowth from insect cadaver and production of new conidia (Figure 1).
In cases of pulmonary sporotrichosis, the mode of transmission is through inhalation of aerosolized conidia from soil and vegetations [5].
fumigatus conidia (5 [micro]L, concentration 1 x [10.sup.-8] [micro]L).
Since the germination of conidia is associated with unmasking of pattern-recognition receptors and subsequent activation of macrophage-mediated response [20, 21], to exclude excessive immune system activation, we used paraformaldehyde-fixed conidia that mimicked the dormant state of spores.
Conidiophores arising from the tissues were gently crushed in sterile water, and conidia were viewed with optical microscopy.
The pure conidia of the fungi were stored in Eppendorf bottles, kept at 12[degrees]C and multiplied by subculturing in Petri dishes with PDA (Potato-Dextrose-Agar) and then incubated for 12 days at 25.5 [+ or -] 0.5[degrees]C in B.O.D.