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ascospore

[′as·kə‚spȯr]
(mycology)
An asexual spore representing the final product of the sexual process, borne on an ascus in Ascomycetes.
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All above mentioned genera are widely used in the experimental class of genetics to study crossing over and gene conversion due to the unique arrangement of ascospores in an ascus as genetic model organisms (Ines et al.
The powdery mildew epidemic begins when either ascospores or conidia from flagshoots are dispersed from the bark or infected buds, respectively, and infect grape tissue.
ascospores and conidia, are fundamental to the spread of disease, ascospores, given their dynamics of reproduction and ease of dissemination, are responsible for the dispersal of pathogen at varying distances, as well as generating disease between plants.
australis are: palm as host species; blackish, globose perithecia (immersed in the substratum) with long neck; ascospores ellipsoidal, golden yellow brown.
The organism was subcultured on Cornmeal Agar and brown-black cleistothecia containing numerous ascospores were observed following 14 days of incubation.
The articles include name, type, references, thallus, apothecia, apothecial anatomy, ascospores, pycnida, chemistry, substrate and ecology, distribution, notes, and specimens examined.
rabiei's ability to form or release ascospores in winter field stubble, which curbs the pathogen's subsequent infection of chickpea seedlings in the spring.