Conidia


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Conidia

 

(singular, conidium), asexual reproductive spores formed in fungi on special branches of the mycelium, the conidiophores. Conidia are characteristic of Ascomycetes and Fungi Imperfecti. They vary in shape, color, number of cells, and origin. The conidia of lower fungi—Phycomycetes—are modified sporangia.

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In addition, the Beauveria blastospores killed silverleaf whitefly nymphs25 percent faster and with just one-fourth the number of spores than conidia produced with current commercial production methods.
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It's the conidia that germinates with pollen and infects the fruit slowly, as it develops, which is why there's no way to tell if a bush has mummy berry until its fruit fails to ripen.
1 g of dry conidia evenly spread on a cotton velvet cloth covering the inner side of a cylindrical plastic tube (95 x 48 mm diam).
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9) Serra and others demonstrated a 10-fold decrease in viable airborne mold conidia in cheese ripening rooms after treatment with gaseous ozone.