blastospore


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blastospore

[′blas·tə‚spȯr]
(mycology)
A fungal resting spore that arises by budding.
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Paecilomyces fumosoroseus blastospore production using liquid culture in a bioreactor.
Transition from blastospore to hypha is important to both adhesion to cellular and abiotic surfaces as well as to tissue invasion.
Impact of water- stress and washing treatments on production, synthesis and retention of endogenous sugar alcohols and germinability of Metarhizium anisopliae blastospores.
Blastospore and hyphae were counted by observation under a phase contrast microscope, according to the criteria described by Taweechaipapong et al.
Presently, 3 Ifr strains are available for research as blastospore formulations in the U.
Chitinase activity was also present at the onset of the blastospore stage (3 days) which is a stage critical to penetration of the chitin-ladened host insect cuticle.
The development of blue colonies after 48 h of incubation at 37[degrees]C in Chromagar[R] Medium and the distribution of blastospores along pseudomycelium observed in the microcultures (Figure 1) determined that all isolates belong to Candida tropicalis.
muscarium conidia adhere to the host cuticle through mucilage and germinate, penetrate and produce blastospores inside the nematode eggs and J2.