zoospore


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zoospore

[′zō·ə‚spȯr]
(biology)
An independently motile spore.
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Effect of temperature on germination of zoospores of Phytophthora drechsleri f.
For the zoospore series, approximately 15 ml of zoospores were introduced to each cage.
We evaluated the development of sporangia and zoospores in sporulation medium (see above).
The zoxium in Electis adversely affects zoospore release, resulting in the production of non-motile spores, incapable of infecting tubers.
1996) discussed the relationship between reproductive responses and resources, and Reed (1987) reported a strong relationship between biomass and zoospore production; because our treatments induced differences in growth, we hypothesized that there should also be differences in reproduction.
The protozoal population was dramatically decreased with dietary supplementation, while fungal zoospore numbers and proteolytic bacteria were also increased when CAMP was supplemented.
Numerous kills were reported in the Chesapeake and North Carolina estuaries through 1998 in association with Pfiesteria-like zoospore concentrations of 600-35,000 cells/mL water (Glasgow 2001).
The latest blight reports also recommends using products with known zoospore activity.
sojae mycelial growth or to zoospore germination was demonstrated in vitro (Bhattacharyya and Ward, 1985).