Research is continuing on topics such as the environmental conditions conducive to Pestalotiopsis, fungicides for control as well as other saprophytic
and opportunistic pathogens not being controlled by current spray programs.
Statistical analysis: Data regarding number of pathogenic and saprophytic
fungal colonies were analyzed by analysis of variance followed by LSD test (P[?
Aspergillus species are saprophytic
organisms that are ubiquitous in environment and are opportunistic pathogens.
Poor glycemic control in diabetic patients is likely to end up as altered immunity favoring infection by saprophytic
fungi and other opportunistic organisms.
Mealybugs feed on the phloem of their host and secrete honeydew waste that supports the growth of saprophytic
fungi (sooty mold) capable of coating the leaves and reducing photosynthesis.
1 A saprophytic
bacillus normally present in soil and water and in the hospital environment is now conside-red an important organism responsible for many noso-comial infections.
Nocardiosis infections are caused by the saprophytic
aerobic, Gram-positive, branching and filamentous bacilli belonging to the genus Nocardia.
The numerous microorganisms contributing to the mineral water's autochthonous microflora do often include significant concentrations in saprophytic
microorganisms producing the catalase as an enzyme of oxidoreductases class, a heme-containing chromoproteid making part of the cell's antioxidant system and acting as an antiperoxidant protector agent .
9 Some triggering or aggravating factors have been described although what induces transformation of the saprophytic
yeast form to the parasitic mycelial form remains subject to debate.
In Pakistan, saprophytic
mycoflora consist of large number of fungi.
Paecilomyces lilacinus is a saprophytic
fungus with a worldwide distribution that is commonly found in soil.
This step will remove any saprophytic
fungi on the roots' surface.