microconidium

mi·cro·co·nid·i·um

, pl.

mi·cro·co·nid·i·a

(mī'krō-kō-nid'ē-ŭm, -ă),
In fungi, the smaller of two distinctively different-sized types of conidia in a single species, usually single-celled and spherical, ovoid, pyriform, or clavate.
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Macroconidium Isolate C (1) x L (2) Septa Fus-01 22.2 [+ or -] 8.4 x 4.0 [+ or -] 1.5 3.2 [+ or -] 1.2 Fus-02 61.0 [+ or -] 23.2 x 5.00 [+ or -] 1.9 6.0 [+ or -] 2.2 Fus-03 -- -- Fus-04 19.8 [+ or -] 7.5 x 4.00 [+ or -] 1.5 3.1 [+ or -] 1.2 Microconidium Isolate Format C (1) Clam (3) Fus-01 -- -- + Fus-02 Elliptical 5.8 [+ or -] 2.2 + Fus-03 Cylindrical 8.1 [+ or -] 3.0 - Fus-04 Cylindrical 8.0 [+ or -] 3.0 - (1) Length ([micro]m) and (2) Width ([micro]m); (3) Presence of chlamydospores Error calculated at [alpha] 0.05.
proliferatum: (A) Macroconidia, (B) Sporodochia and (C) Microconidium. Microconidia of F.

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