ascospore


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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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Ascospore ornamentation and its application to the taxonomic re-evaluation in Emericella [in Japanese].
The ascospores were hyaline, one-celled, and lenticular, with two closely opressed equatorial crests.
The clustered asci were clavate with each containing 8 ascospores; the ascospores were 9-11 [micro]m x 6.
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.