zoospore


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zoospore

 [zo´o-spōr]
a motile spore, such as an asexual flagellate of certain algae and lower fungi, or a minute sexual or asexual flagellate or ameboid spore produced by certain protozoa.

zoospore

(zō′ō-spor) [″ + sporos, seed]
A motile asexual spore that moves by means of one or more flagella.
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Phytophthora infections can be identified by detecting swimming zoospores released from infected roots into bench leachate.
We estimated that the population of the zoospores in the HCS in which strain J10 polyps and other non-symbiotic polyps were co-cultured was 250-2000 m[L.sup.-1] (888 [+ or -] 608, mean [+ or -] SD, n= 12).
We transferred fresh grass blades, with [greater than or equal to] 10 vesicles per blade containing numerous zoospores, to the plates holding 5 mosquito larvae per well (total of 30 larvae per plate).
Once the fungus's life cycle is complete; each sac-like structure produces a pinhead-size discharge tube, This tube pokes through the tadpole's skin, releasing tens to hundreds of zoospores into the water.
This is because not all products have good activity on zoospores and not all fungicides can be mixed with desiccants," adds Andy.
5) Sporophylls with sori over all of the sporophylls surface releasing zoospores.
Recultured mycelia was cut and washed three times with SDW, put into 20 ml SDW and incubated at 25[degrees]C for 1 day to produce zoospore. Bacterial isolate was grown in MSMC agar at 28-30[degrees]C for 1 day.
For the zoospore series, approximately 15 ml of zoospores were introduced to each cage.
Supplementation with CAMP resulted in a higher zoospore population when compared to the control treatment.
Three to 4 days after the seed plates were taken from darkness and exposed to light, mass zoospore release occurred.
Zoospore germination and germling development in Chaetophora elegans (Chaetophorales, Chlorophyta).