sporangium


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spo·ran·gi·um

(spō-ran'jē-ŭm),
A saclike structure (a cell) within a fungus, in which asexual spores are borne by progressive cleavage.
[L. fr. G. sporos, seed, + angeion, vessel]

sporangium

/spo·ran·gi·um/ (spah-ran´je-um) pl. sporan´gia   any encystment containing spores or sporelike bodies, as in certain fungi.

sporangium

(spə-răn′jē-əm)
n. pl. sporan·gia (-jē-ə)
A single-celled or many-celled structure in which spores are produced, especially in fungi, algae, mosses, and ferns. Also called spore case.

spo·ran′gi·al (-jē-əl) adj.

spo·ran·gi·um

(spōr-anj'ē-ŭm)
A saclike structure (a cell) within a fungus, in which asexual spores are borne by progressive cleavage.
[L. fr. G. sporos, seed, + angeion, vessel]

sporangium

(pl. sporangia) the structure within which asexual SPORES are formed.

sporangium

any cyst which contains spores or spore-like bodies.
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A continuous supply of mature spores are elevated by growth of the sporangium and released by terminal slits in the sporangium wall.
Sporangium wall pigmented with brown; megaspores with short ridges, wart-like projections (tuberculate to papillate) or almost smooth; plant terrestrial or amphibious in wet clay soils or on rock outcrops.
a change in sorus area or sporangium density for Macrocystis and Pterygophora, respectively), and e is the expected number of individuals showing the same directional change in reproductive condition under conditions of asynchrony.
refuineus to variation of morphological characters growth on media, presence or absence of sporangium, sporangiophore length, spore mass, spore surface, spore chain, spore shape and pigments (10).
The sporocytes develop pliable walls, expand rapidly and are released from the archesporial cell walls into the mucilaginous matrix of the sporangium.
Isolated strain was identified morphologically (shape, Gram staining, spore staining, spore shape, sporangium dilatation and motility) and biochemically (anaerobic growth, growth in 5% NaCl, growth in 7% NaCl, growth in 10% NaCl, growth at pH 5.
sporangiospore: Any spore produced from a sporangium.
Those which microscopically have ellipsoidal or cylindrical pores that are centrally or terminally positioned in the sporangium were recognized as typical of Bacillus cereus.
Sporangiospores of Pilobolus are contained within sporangia, making the sporangium the repository of a sample of cells that can be a source of DNA or protein.
2: Typical morphological characteristics of Phytophthora capsici isolated from infected black pepper root: Chlamysdospore (a); torulose hyphae (b); lemon shape sporangium with long pedicel (c) and globose oogonia with paragynous antheridia (d)
palmivora from the inhibition zones of dual culture plates showed morphological abnormalities in hyphal structure with sparse production of sporangium (Fig.